Climate Science Center to Host Monthly Science By the Glass Event

Faculty member Blake Grisham will lead a discussion on the “threatened” prairie-grouse.

Science By The Glass

WHAT: “Science by the Glass” is an informal discussion series hosted by the Texas Tech University Climate Science Center. The series is designed to bring members of the community and Texas Tech faculty and students together to discuss topics related to science, climate and society. The latest discussion, “Schrödinger's Chicken: Ecological Facts about a ‘Threatened’ Prairie-Grouse,” will be led by Texas Tech faculty member Blake Grisham.

WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday (April 12)

WHERE: Fox & Hound Sports Tavern, 4210 82nd St., Ste. 240

WHOBlake Grisham is an assistant professor in the Department of Natural Resources Management. His research focuses on conservation and management of game and non-game bird species in context of a changing climate. He is a member of the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Interstate Working Group Science Team, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Lesser Prairie-Chicken science team, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Special Species Assessment Team for Lesser Prairie-Chickens. He is also the WAFWA Lesser Prairie-Chicken Science Advisory Committee and USFWS SSA Invited Lesser Prairie-Chicken Scientific Advisor.

The discussion is open to the public and admission is free. 

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CONTACT: Breanna Allen, communication and outreach coordinator, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6911 or breanna.allen@ttu.edu


Climate Science Center

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The Climate Science Center (CSC) at Texas Tech University conducts interdisciplinary research to address the interactive effects of climate variability across the full array of landscapes within the South Central U.S. We provide the science, tools, and information to link current conditions with regional climate projections, and examine the real-world decision making and planning that can be used to best anticipate, monitor, and adapt to this projected climate change.

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