Natural History Pub: Of Birds and Bugs: Sage Grouse and West Nile Virus

The greater sage grouse faces many pressures in the High Desert. West Nile virus, first detected in Oregon in 2005, is one lesser-known threat to this iconic bird of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Emily Weidner, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist, will discuss her research into this disease.

Photo by Bob Wick

7:00 pm (Doors open at 5:30 pm)
Food and beverage sales in Father Luke’s Room help support this popular lecture series.
Seating is limited and RSVP is required.
Free

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