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August 23: Rodenticide Poisoning of California's Wildlife

August 20, 2012  

The University of California Cooperative Extension invites interested members of the public to a presentation on "The Rodenticide Poisoning of California's Wildlife" by Mourad Gabriel.

The talk is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.The event takes place in the Fourth Floor Conference Room of the Madera County Building, 200 West Fourth Street, Madera, California 93637.

A doctoral candidate at the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory of the School of Veterinary Medicine, Mourad completed his bachelor's and master's degrees focusing on wildlife disease ecology at Humboldt State University. Gabriel will be speaking on the rodenticide poisoning of the Pacific fishers, a rare mammal of California forests, identified throught the Sierra Nevada Adaptive Management Project.

Also speaking is Shane Krogen, founder and executive director for the High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew, which is responsible for the environmental reclamation of former marijuana growing sites in the Sierra.

All interested members of the public are welcome to this free presentation. No reservations are required.


More information: amlombardo@ucdavis.edu

About the program: http://snamp.cnr.berkeley.edu