Barrows Lecture http://wmub.org en Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Steven Amstrup http://wmub.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-steven-amstrup <p>The final <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/"><strong>Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a> presentation at the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo</strong></a> takes place Wednesday, May 15 and features renowned polar bear expert <a href="http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/about-us/staff"><strong>Dr. Steven Amstrup</strong></a>. He has been studying polar bears for over 30 years and, as Thane Maynard discovers in this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>, his current work with <a href="http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/"><strong>Polar Bears International</strong> </a>is showing some dangerous trends affecting their habitat and ability to feed and survive.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 12280 at http://wmub.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Steven Amstrup Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Olivia Judson http://wmub.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-olivia-judson <p>The next guest in the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a> is acclaimed evolutionary biologist and writer,<a href="http://www.drtatiana.com/author.shtml"> <strong>Dr. Olivia Judson</strong></a>. Her acclaimed book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Dr-Tatianas-Sex-Advice-Creation/dp/0805063323/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20%ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1366645100&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=dr.+tatiana%27s+sex+advice+to+all+creation"><strong>Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation</strong></a> has been translated into 15 different languages, became a TV special in England and Canada, and was described by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins as a "winningly sophisticated zoological comedy." She joins Thane Maynard on this phone to talk about her work, her writings and her May 1 visit to the Zoo on this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11778 at http://wmub.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Olivia Judson Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. William Conway http://wmub.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-william-conway <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaker is a true titan in the world of animal conservation and zoos. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. William Conway</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> served as director of the world-famous </span><a href="http://www.bronxzoo.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Bronx Zoo</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for 43 years, transforming it into one of the leaders of the use of naturalistic exhibitions. He has also led the </span><a href="http://www.wcs.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Wildlife Conservation Society</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> into one of the strongest conservation organizations in the country, operating 4 zoos and 1 aquarium in New York City. In advance of his Wednesday, April 17 talk at the Zoo, Dr. Conway joins Thane Maynard by phone on this week’s </span><a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11320 at http://wmub.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. William Conway John Kamanga - Barrow Lecture Series Speaker http://wmub.org/post/john-kamanga-barrow-lecture-series-speaker <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The next </span><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaker at the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati Zoo</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is </span><a href="http://www.new-ag.info/en/view/point.php?a=1019" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>John Kamanga</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a </span>Masai<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> elder working to preserve the land of the </span><a href="http://www.soralo.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>South Rift Valley in Kenya</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He’s on the phone from Kenya during</span><a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.5;"> <strong>Field Notes</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Thane Maynard to discuss the various conservation projects he is involved with, as well as his April 11 visit to the Zoo. He is also the recipient of the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">2013 Cincinnati Zoo Wildlife Conservation Award.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11035 at http://wmub.org John Kamanga - Barrow Lecture Series Speaker Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Colleen Begg http://wmub.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-colleen-begg <p>The first guest speaker for the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a> is <a href="http://wildlifeconservationnetwork.org/wildlife/lion.html"><strong>Dr. Colleen Begg</strong></a>, founder of the <strong>Niassa Lion Project</strong> in Mozambique. She and her husband are working diligently to protect lions from the hazards of hunters and loss of habitat. Dr. Begg is on the phone from Mozambique to talk with Thane Maynard about her efforts in advance of her appearance at the Zoo on Wednesday, March 27.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 05:30:15 +0000 Thane Maynard 10523 at http://wmub.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Colleen Begg