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Nature Night: Exploring the Mysteries of Coyotes in the City with Stanley Gehrt PhD

Don’t miss your chance to hear a fascinating story about urban wildlife from a world-renowned expert! Stanley Gehrt, PhD will be joining us from the Midwest to share his nearly 20-year study of how coyotes in Chicago have adapted to the city as their natural environment and share previously unknown details of how they live in harmony with the bustling concrete jungle. Stan’s one-of-a-kind work has been featured on NPR, PBS, National Geographic! This is a must-attend for anyone interested in the wonders of natural life.

A coyote standing on an outdoor basketball court.

About Stanley Gehrt

Dr. Stan Gehrt is Professor of Wildlife Ecology at The Ohio State University, and Chair of the Center for Wildlife Research at the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation.  His research program focuses on various aspects of mammalian ecology, especially urban systems, and dynamics of wildlife disease, and human-carnivore conflicts. He is principal investigator of one of the largest studies of coyotes to date: capture and tracking over 1,000 coyotes for the past 19 years in the Chicago area.  His research has been featured in numerous print, radio, and television outlets, including PBS, ABC Nightline, NBC Nightly News, National Geographic, and the History Channel.

About Nature Night
Portland Audubon’s Speaker Series returns with a set of interesting topics and engaging speakers that will be sure to draw the masses.

 

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Date:
October 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Virtual