Episode 6 with Dr. Dave Oleyar
- McCallum 2019, “Review of Technical Knowledge: Flamulated Owls.” U.S. Forest Service.
- 2019 “The State of the Birds 2019.” The U.S. Committee of the North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI).
- Calvez 2016, “The Hidden Lives of Owls: The Science and Spirit of Nature's Most Elusive Bird.” Sasquatch Books.
- Leopold 1986, “A Sand County Almanac.” Ballantine Books.
Dave Oleyar, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, Hawkwatch International
Dr. Dave Oleyar, Lead Scientist on Earthwatch's Following Forest Owls in the Western U.S., is investigating the habitat and nesting behaviors of Flammulated Owls in northern Utah and southeastern Arizona to increasing knowledge of this species and to determine how to best mitigate the effects of climate change and keep the populations afloat.
Look good while doing good!
Following Forest Owls in the Western U.S.
Help researchers study the nesting behavior of small, cavity-nesting forest owls in Utah and Arizona to better understand how these species are influenced by climate change and habitat loss.
North America: Snow Basin, Utah or Portal, Arizona, United States
Lead Scientist: Dave Oleyar, Ph.D.
Duration: 7 days (avg. $356 a day)