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Ask not what penguins can do for us but what we can do for penguins – Dr. Peter Dann

Dr. Peter Dann

Streaming live from the Barrows Lecture Series at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

7:00-9:00 PM (ET)

Dr. Peter Dann is Research Director at Phillip Island Nature Parks (not-for-profit conservation organization) which carries out investigations of the Island’s significant populations of Little Penguins, Short-tailed Shearwaters, Hooded Plovers, Australian Fur seals, and the Island’s threatened species. He has published over 180 papers and book chapters and edited a book on penguin ecology and management. His main research interests are population regulation, demography, climate change, foraging ecology, mitigation of anthropogenic threats to seabirds, ecology of islands and the conservation of threatened species. He has a life-long commitment to science-based wildlife management and threatened species conservation and is a Board member of the World Seabird Union and co-chair of the scientific committee for the World Seabird Conference in Hobart in 2020.