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Potluck & Speaker Series: "History and Importance of the Crane Trust to Cranes"

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
6:30 pm8:00 pm
Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center

"The History and Importance of the Crane Trust to Cranes"
with Dave Baasch, Ph.D. | CWB | Threatened and Endangered Species Specialist at Crane Trust
6:30 Potluck Supper
7:00 Program
Please bring a dish to share (optional)
Plates, utensils, and drinks provided
Sponsored by Conservation Nebraska and Crane Trust

Dave’s work in the Central Platte River Valley has focused on understanding the
response of threatened and endangered species to habitat management activities as
well as the ecology of species of conservation concern. He has authored scientific
articles regarding a wide range of species including whooping cranes, interior least
terns, piping plovers, sandhill cranes, white-tailed deer, mule deer, and elk as well as
several river morphology and hydrology scientific articles and books. Prior to coming to
the Crane Trust, Dave devoted 10 years serving as the Director of Biological and
Ecological Research for a large-scale adaptive management program. Dave earned a
BS and Master degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney and a PhD from the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln.