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Rave delivers Feb. 19 Honors Council Lecture

Dr. Elizabeth Rave, a professor of biology at Bemidji State University, will deliver an Honors Council Lecture on the management of threatened and endangered wildlife species that live on military land.

Rave’s presentation, entitled “Research and Management of Nongame Wildlife on Military Lands,” will be held Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Sattgast 208 on the Bemidji State campus. Honors Council Lectures are open to the public free of charge.

Rave is a vertebrate biologist who specializes in nongame birds and mammals. Some things she has studied include population genetics of Hawaiian geese, use of elevated nesting structures by Hawaiian ducks, reproductive success of trumpeter swans, and small mammal diversity on Grand Forks Air Force Base. She is the curator of the Evan B. Hazard Vertebrate Museum and chair of the Department of Biology. She received her doctorate at the University of North Daktoa.

The Honors Council Lecture Series is hosted by the Bemidji State University Honors Council. The council is the advisory group to the honors program comprised of 12 faculty members from each of the University’s colleges. Student representatives are also elected to the council by their cohorts for one-year terms.

For more information about the Honors Council Lecture Series, please contact the honors program at (218) 755-3984.

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