Draper Museum Lunchtime Expedition
Mike Kochert, emeritus scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey, presents Fifty Years of Studying Golden Eagles in Southwestern Idaho: What Have We Learned?
In his presentation, Kochert discusses overall golden eagle biology, eagle-prey-habitat relationships, and responses of the nesting eagles to massive habitat and environmental changes that have occurred in the area during the last half century. He also explains the significance of the Morely Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in southwestern Idaho, where he has worked for nearly fifty years. Kochert shares memorable experiences from throughout his career.