Wildlife Physiology and Ecology in Winter [F-15-57]

Presenter:Roy Horst
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 4 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Fri 1:00 PM 09/11, 09/18, 09/25, 10/02
Status: CLOSEDCourse Update: "Wildlife Physiology..." will NOT MEET on Friday, 9/18 (the presenter needs to be out of town that day).

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We will discuss the mechanisms that some of our wildlife species utilize to survive our severe winter climate. There will be in-depth discussions of migration, hibernation, estivation (winter sleep), and simply “toughing it out” (as do coyotes, deer, crows, and some hardy humans).

Roy Horst spent 25 years of his career teaching physiology and ecology at SUNY Potsdam. Having retired, he continues to teach – this time for SOAR. Roy has offered many different SOAR courses over recent years.

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