Liba Pejchar - “Rare birds and seed dispersal: loss and recovery in the pacific islands”
1:30 - 2:20 p.m.
College of Natural Resources Room 10
Liba Pejchar (Goldstein) is an Associate Professor and Conservation Scientist in the Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Colorado State University. Before joining CSU, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University, and earned a BA from Middlebury College and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on restoring biodiversity and ecosystem services in the places where people live and work. Among other projects, she and her terrific students study the loss and recovery of birds on invasion-prone pacific islands, bison reintroduction in western North America, and innovative ways to sustain nature and human well-being in agroecosystems and areas undergoing residential and energy development.