BCNH Project Zoom Information

Investing in Conservation:
The Black-crowned Night-Heron Story

Zoom Schedule, Information and Registration

January 23, 2024 Adapting to Urban Landscapes: The Chicago Black-crowned Night-Heron Story
Presented by: Henry Adams, Wildlife Management Coordinator, Urban Wildlife Institute, Lincoln Park Zoo

February 27, 2024
Chicago’s Black-crowned Night-Herons: A Story of Demise… and Recovery?
Michael Avara, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Michael Ward, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Brad Semel, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Watch Program Recording Here.

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March 26, 2024
Tracking the Endangered Black-crowned Night-Heron Across Chicagoland
Sarah Slayton, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
6:00 p.m. zoom.  Register here.

Sarah will discuss ongoing research on Black-crowned Night-Heron movement ecology and conservation in Chicago and the surrounding area. Learn about her work in the field and findings so far, as well as the team’s plans for this year’s 2024 field season. Discover upcoming opportunities to get involved with this project.

Sarah Slayton is an M.S. student in Dr. Michael Ward’s lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is broadly interested in applied conservation research with specific interests in urban ecology and conservation, habitat choice and use and wildlife management planning. Currently, she is studying the movement ecology and conservation of Black-crowned Night-Herons in the Chicago area and manages much of the day-to-day fieldwork for this project.