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February 2024 Meeting

Tue, February 6, 7:30 pm
Blue Spruce County Park Lodge
Speaker: Tyler Hodges


Tyler Hodges is a second year Biology Master’s student in Dr. Jeff
Larkin's lab at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and an Associate Wildlife Biologist with The Wildlife Society. He graduated from the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Wildlife Sciences and a minor in Environmental Writing. After completing his Bachelor's, Tyler went on to work multiple field jobs across the northeast, often on projects with an avian ecology and conservation focus. Tyler has a diverse array of interests within the realm of avian ecology, including bird-habitat relationships, movement ecology, and full-annual-cycle ecology. After finishing his Master's, Tyler intends to continue his avian ecology work by pursuing a PhD in the field.

The title of his presentation is "Examining the Responses of Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) Space Use, Abundance, and Habitat Selection to Forest Management in the Poconos Region of Pennsylvania."

Green Heron, Yellow Creek State Park, 9/11/2013, Marg Higbee

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Tuesday Yellow Creek Outing

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  • Yellow Creek Park North Shore Gazebo

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Tuesday Yellow Creek Outing

  • Tue, May 28, 7:30 am
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