Aullwood’s second program in our Winter Speaker Series “Women in Science” 2018 - “Ohio Bats and White-nose Syndrome” - presented by Marne Titchenell, Program Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension School of Environment and Natural Resources. Marne is involved in the Ohio Bat Working Group which focuses on facilitating communication, information sharing, and collaboration between researchers, land managers, agency personnel, rehabilitators, and others with a professional interest in bats throughout Ohio. She will be presenting on the current state of bats in Ohio and White-Nose Syndrome which has caused a high mortality rate in bats in the northeastern part of the United States. She has worked as a Program Specialist with OSU since 2007.
Marne holds a BS and MS in natural resources from The Ohio State University's School of Environment and Natural Resources. With both degrees she chose to specialize in wildlife and forestry. As a master's student, she studied the response of bat populations in southern Ohio to shelterwood harvests in oak-hickory forests. She works to provide a variety of educational programs, workshops, conferences, and publications centered on wildlife ecology and biology, habitat management for wildlife, and managing nuisance wildlife species.
- Sunday, Jan 21, 2018
- Location: 1000 Aullwood Rd., Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm, OH
- Phone: (937) 890-7360
- Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM