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Virtual Member Event: Motus Tracking System for small birds and bats in the Midwest

Thursday, April 14, 2022
7:00 pm8:00 pm
Matt Webb holds a radio-tagged Baird’s Sparrow at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area. Photo: Erin Strasser

Matthew Webb is an avian ecologist and oversees the Motus Tracking System for small birds and bats. He will speak on using the Motus Tracking System in the Midwest.

About Matt:
Matt was born and raised in Salida, CO. Around age 10, at odds with his preferences, his family moved to the ‘dull’ plains of Northern Colorado. To Matt’s surprise, he fell in love with the endless roll and incredible diversity of the shortgrass prairies. He later spent some time in Pittsburgh, PA, working at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the American Bird Conservancy, and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Biology and a Master’s in Conservation Leadership, both received from Colorado State University. When not building automated radio telemetry stations, Matt enjoys mothing, photographing beetles, riding and fixing bicycles, turning over stones, and dragging his family outside at night to watch the International Space Station go by.

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