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Wisconsin’s Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program

This class will share a 32-year retrospective on the research and history of the Wisconsin Trumpeter Swan Recovery Program. It will begin with the early Alaskan egg-collection days up to more recent events involving the satellite-tracking of 10 marked swans, and the growth of Wisconsin’s population to over 11,000 swans.


Sumner Matteson

Graduate of UW-Madison (MS in Environmental Studies program, 1982); 40 years of service as a Nongame Biologist, Conservation Biologist, and Avian Ecologist with the WDNR Endangered Resources/Natural Heritage Conservation program specializing in endangered colonial waterbird conservation. Directed the WDNR Trumpeter ... read more

Date: Thu, Nov 3

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Sumner Matteson

Fee: $10

Program Number: FALL:362

Registration opens Tue, Aug 16.

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