Whether the American Robin is making its leisurely way from Illinois wintering grounds or a Bobolink is making its cross-hemispherical journey from Argentina to Wisconsin, both trips require a sense of direction. Orientation and navigation skills beyond those of Sacagawea, Merriwether Lewis, and William Clark are needed for these aerial treks. Learn the many ways we think birds are able to complete the wonder of migration.
About the speaker: Abe Lenoch grew up on the west side of Madison where he attended Crestwood Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School, and James Madison Memorial High School. In 2015 he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Environmental Studies from UW-Madison. Abe has worked in the Forestry Division of the Wisconsin DNR as a research technician for multiple field seasons. Abe is the Community Project Coordinator for 1000 Friends of Wisconsin. He is an active volunteer with Madison Audubon.
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