The 11th International Effects of Oil on Wildlife Conference is coming up next week. Most of the OWCN team is headed to New Orleans on Monday for a week of learning.
Here are the talks and posters that the OWCN staff are presenting:
Kyra – At-Sea Capture Techniques for Oil Spill Response: Trials and Tribulations
Post-Release Monitoring of Western Grebes Using Implanted Satellite Transmitters
Mike – Application, Testing, and Modification of NOAA’s National Oiled Marine Mammal Care Protocols During the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Emily – Changes to the OWCN’s Protocols for the Care of Oil Affected Birds
Christine – A Review of Fat-Soluble Vitamin Needs for Piscivorous Birds
Evidence-based Medicine in Oil Spill Response
Becky – The Importance and Utilization of Pre-trained Volunteers During Oiled Wildlife Response
Lavonne – How Did You Make That Happen? A Day in the Life of an Admin Coordinator
Check out the conference website at www.eow2012.org to see all of the talks and lectures that will be presented throughout the week. The conference proceedings will be made available after the conference so that everyone can learn from this gathering of oiled wildlife responders.