2015 Louisiana Ornithological Society Spring Meeting Announcement
Louisiana Ornithological Society Annouces Spring 2015 Meeting
The Louisiana Ornithological Society will hold its Spring 2015 meeting Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015 in Cameron, Louisiana. Deadline to register for the dinner and meeting is April 18, 2015. Click here for registration form. (Photo Credit: Thomas Finnie)
Friday, April 24, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration
7:00 PM Meeting and Evening Program: Update and Current Status of Louisiana Whooping Cranes
Sara Zimporski, Whooping Crane Biologist with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, will provide an update on the status of the Whooping Crane re-introduction project.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
7:00 AM Field Trip
6:30 PM-7:00 PM Registration
7:00 PM Meal
7:30 PM Meeting (Presentation of President's Award and the George H. Lowery, Jr. Award) and
Evening Program: The Use of Radar to Study Biological Targets in the Atmosphere
Dr. Sidney A. Gauthreaux, Jr. will discuss research on using Doppler weather radar to monitor bird migration and how recent technological improvements to weather radar enable the discrimination of biological targets from weather and allow the discrimination of birds and insects in radar return. He will also discuss some current work with a new type of avian radar operating at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.
Click here for more information about the meeting and to print the registration form.