“Butterflies as Heralds of the Apocalypse”
Davis Science Café
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
G Street WunderBar
228 G St, Davis, California 95616
FREE TO ATTEND
Complimentary soft drinks courtesy of the UCD College of Letters and Science
Each month, Professor Jared Shaw with the UC Davis Department of Chemistry hosts the Davis Science Café, featuring scientists who are studying some of today’s cutting edge topics. This month’s speaker is Prof. Arthur Shapiro in the UC Davis Department of Evolution and Ecology who studies butterfly population trends. Invite a friend, and get here early to grab a seat at G. Street Wunderbar. Let’s drink to science!
Abstract: I’ve been monitoring California butterflies since 1972. That gives me a huge database for assessing the ecological impacts of global change. Lately, those data and the inferences we’ve drawn from them are getting a lot of attention world-wide. What are they telling us?