Presenter: Dr. Nathaniel (Than) Hitt, Research Fish Biologist at the USGS Eastern Ecological Science Center in Kearneysville WV
PVMN Continuing Education Eligible
This in-person program is free and open to the public.
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society welcomes Than Hitt as he presents “Climate Change in our Backyard: An Introduction to USGS Research in Bullskin Run and Streams Across the Region”.
Join PVAS for their October Monthly Program where Dr. Hitt will address several topics, including but not limited to:
- Where is the science most and least confident on climate change and freshwater biodiversity in Appalachia?
- Why is karst terrain important for climate change in streams?
- How is USGS addressing these questions in a regional study?
- What have we learned about checkered sculpin and brook trout?
- How does Bullskin Run compare to other streams across the region?
- What can citizen scientists do to help?
To learn more about Dr. Hitt’s work read The Bay Journal’s article about the research that the Geological Survey researchers Karmann Kessler, Karli Rogers and Nathaniel “Than” Hitt have been doing at Bullskin Run at Cool Spring Preserve.