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News article: Migration Research Helps to Inform Conservation

Findings from research School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Chris Tonra and the Prothonotary Warbler Working Group conducted to learn more about the migration routes of Prothonotary Warblers is featured

Event: Goatsuckers on the Move: Migration and Winter Ecology of the Midwest's Eastern Whip-poor-wills, a webinar provided by the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program

Join Chris Tonra, Assistant Professor in Avian Wildlife Ecology, in the School of Environment and Natural Resources as he shares ongoing research on the ecology of Eastern whip-poor-wills.

News article: New songbird research featured

Research led by School of Environment and Natural Resources faculty member Christopher Tonra is featured in the June 19 Ohio State News release, "A songbird’s fate hinges on one fragile area."

News article: Student project seeks to prevent deadly window collisions

Ohio State News published a story, "A deadly strike for migrating birds" on efforts by students and faculty at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative to learn more about and prevent deadly collisions for migrating birds.

News article: Talk highlights magnificent journey

Migratory birds of the Western Hemisphere, many of which will stop in Ohio as part of their incredible journey south for the winter, was the focus of a talk by Chris Tonra, assistant professor of Avian Wildlife Ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at last week’s Columbus Science Pub held on the patio at COSI.  The talk, The Feathered Superhighway Over Our Heads, was featured in the August 23rd 

News article: Avian Research Recognized at State Conference
School of Environment and Natural Resources graduate students Alicia Brunner and Kristie Stein were recognized with the Dr. David R. Osborne Research Award for their presentations at the 2016 Ohio Avian Research Conference held October 22, 2016 at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. The award recognizes excellence in graduate research focusing on furthering our understanding, or the conservation, of migratory birds.  
News article: Faculty, graduate students present research at largest ornithological conference in history
School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) faculty, staff and graduate students participate in a number of international and national meetings throughout the year.    Several faculty and graduate students just returned from the largest ever North American Ornithological Conference (NAOC), which drew more than 2,000 ornithological professionals, amateurs and students from North America, the Caribbean, and around the world.   
News article: Avian wildlife ecologist interviewed by Ohio Young Birders Club
Christopher Tonra, assistant professor of avian wildlife ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources spends some time speaking with Stephen Bischoff, a member of the Ohio Young Birders Club, before a talk he presented at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center in January.  
News article: River ecosystems show ‘incredible’ initial recovery after dam removal
This news release originally appeared on The Ohio State University News Room website and was written by Misti Crane.    Fate of one songbird species indicates fast rebound By: Misti Crane Published on December 28, 2015    
News article: Prothonotary Warbler draws faculty member to Panama
Chris Tonra, an assistant professor of Avian Ecology in the School of Environment and Natural Resources spent part of winter break in Panama working with colleagues and students on study abroad through a Virginia Commonwealth University program focused on bird ecology and conservation of coastal mangrove ecosystems.    What drew Tonra to participate in this program is a special interest he and other scientists