Join us on Wednesday evening for an evening of engaging short videos and discussion with renowned bat ecologist, Dr. Merlin Tuttle and documentary film producer, Karen Kocher.
The event is hosted by Wild Basin Creative Research Center and will take place in Carter Auditorium (Room 186) in the John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building.
Dr. Merlin Tuttle has over 50 years of in-depth knowledge and experience as a renowned bat expert, educator, and wildlife photographer. Merlin Tuttle’s Bat Conservation is the most recent contribution by Dr. Tuttle to the world of bats. He will be presenting a short documentary that follows a group of citizen scientists searching for bats in the rain forests of Trinidad.
Karen Kocher is a documentary media producer and a senior lecturer in the Department of Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the recipient of the 2015 SXSW Interactive Dewey Winburne Community Service Award for her work as the creator and producer of Living Springs, a multi-platform, immersive, interactive exploration of Austin’s beloved Barton Springs. Living Springs explores the historical, social, spiritual, and scientific value of the Springs. The project is available online, in an installation at the Barton Springs Education Center, and for broadcast.
LOCATION: John Brooks Williams Natural Sciences Center-South Building, Room 186, Carter Auditorium, St. Edward’s University
3001 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
TIME: Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM