Event: NSAS's April Speaker Zoom Presentation: The Breeding Ecology of Clear Lake's Aechmophorus Grebes

Date: Thursday April 08, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Dr. Floyd Hayes has been studying the Breeding Ecology and impact of Climate Change on the Clear Lake Populations of Western and Clark's Grebes for 10 years. Join us for this informative presentation. (NSAS Event)


Bio: Dr. Floyd Hayes is a zoologist specializing in the ecology, behavior and biogeography of birds, but has studied a diversity of other organisms including anemones, crustaceans, sea urchins, fishes, amphibians, reptiles and mammals. While an undergraduate student, Dr. Hayes took off a year to teach in an elementary school on the island of Kosrae in Micronesia (1981-1982). He worked for three years as a vertebrate biologist for the US Peace Corps, based in the National Museum of Natural History of Paraguay (1987-1989). He also taught biology for nine years at the University of the Southern Caribbean and the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago (1993-2002), and spent a year working as a wildlife biologist for the Division of Fish and Wildlife in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands (2002-2003). Since 2003 Dr. Hayes has worked as a Professor of Biology at Pacific Union College and he has traveled with students for research or classes to 9 different countries. He was a Fulbright Scholar to Paraguay in 2012. Dr. Hayes has published the results of field research in 15 countries in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and he was the editor in chief of Journal of Caribbean Ornithology from 2005-2013. In his spare time he enjoys birding, rock climbing, mountaineering, snorkeling, scuba diving, and documenting his adventures with photos and videos.

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