Join us February 7, 2008 for our general meeting when Dr. William L. Hohman, Wildlife Biologist of the Fort Worth USDAâ€™s Natural Resource Conservation Services will present a program on Bird Responses to Grassland and Wetland Restorations in the Northern Plains. He’ll focus on restorations accomplished under USDA conservation programs.
Dr. Hohman serves as the agencyâ€™s expert in wildlife assessments and documenting agency progress in meeting its goals for wildlife. He has nationwide responsibility for the development and delivery of science-based products that advance conservation of natural resources on private lands. His clients are agencies and groups that monitor government performance, agricultural policy makers, program managers, planners, and field staffs as well as conservation partners.
Dr. Hohman received his Ph.D. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN; his MS in Zoology from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND; and his undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences from St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN. In addition to managing a field station on the Iowa State University campus, Dr. Hohman also was Collaborating Assistant Professor (1998-2006) in the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Iowa State University where he taught Restoration Ecology, Wildlife in Agriculture, and Natural Resources Ecology and Management Orientation. From 1988 to 2001 he was Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries at Louisiana State University where he taught Ecology and Management of Waterfowl.
Current Scientific and Professional Memberships: American Ornithologists’ Union, Association of Field Ornithologists, Cooper Ornithological Society, Louisiana Biologists Association, Society of Wetland Scientists, Society for Ecological Restoration, Wildlife Society, and Wilson Ornithological Society.
Please join us February 7, 2008, at 7 p.m. at Rose Park Activity Center, Room A, South 7th and Barrow Streets. Our meetings are free and open to the public.