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Ask the Expert: Laci Pattavina on Bats

Thu Oct 01 | 7pm-8:30pm | Virtual

In our new Ask the Expert series, we're hosting experts from around the city to have open conversations and explore various topics relating to our urban environment.

We'll learn the basic science of bats and how they're classified with Wildlife Biologist, Laci Pattavina. Laci will discuss the current status of bat populations in Georgia, and whether they are likely to become extinct in the future. In addition, she'll talk about how you can help to protect and preserve bat populations.

Participants can submit their questions before the event using this form:

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Laci Pattavina is a wildlife biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Section of Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division. Her job duties focus on environmental review, transportation project coordination, and mammal conservation. Laci has worked on many bat-related projects at Georgia DNR, as well as during her undergraduate and graduate research. Laci is familiar with many bat sampling techniques and is involved in numerous projects aimed at bat conservation and management. Laci is also the chair of the Georgia Bat Working Group, a professional organization focusing on bat conservation through research, management, and public education.

This link will take you to complete a Zoom webinar registration. You must complete and submit the registration in order to get access to the webinar. Spaces are limited. Email if you have any questions.