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All Things Avian Virtual Field Day – Davis Ranches

Date:
03/31/21, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Emily Reinhart of Davis Ranches, avian ecologists and researchers virtually for a discussion on practices that support beneficial birds and manage pest birds.

Whe
n: Wednesday, March 31st 10 am - 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)

Cost: FREE (but you must register to attend)

Where: Virtual

Speakers Include:

  • Emily Reinhart, Davis Ranches, discusses the ranch's overall operation and their work to promote beneficial bird habitat.
  • Rachael Long, UC Cooperative Extension, discusses the economics and importance of hedgerows to attract beneficial birds, insects and other wildlife.
  • Sacha Heath, PhD, Living Earth Collaborative, Washington University in St. Louis, discusses how walnut orchard characteristics, edge habitat, and natural habitat in the wider agricultural landscape can encourage avian pest control services.
  • Khara Strum, Audubon California, discusses the multiple benefits of birds and how healthy soils can attract beneficial birds.
  • Megan Garfinkel, PhD, University of Illinois Chicago, discusses the value of hedgerows near kale crops and the increased bird pest control services they provide.

Cost:
Free

Organizer:
Wild Farm Alliance

Website:
https://www.wildfarmalliance.org/davis_ranches_virtual

Phone:
831-761-8408

Email:
shellyconnor@wildfarmalliance.org