Tue, Apr 05



DEI and Field Safety with Murry Burgess

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DEI and Field Safety with Murry Burgess

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Apr 05, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


About the Event

Join Island Wildlife - Cape Fear Region a chapter of the North Carolina Wildlife Federation on Tuesday, April 5th, at noon for a webinar on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Field Safety with author, ecologist, and biologist Murry Burgess. As a preview, you may read her excellent article on this topic in WALTER Magazine here: https://waltermagazine.com/.../murry-burgess-black.../

Bio: Murry Burgess is an Associate Wildlife Biologist®, Urban Ecologist, Environmental Educator, and Children’s Author. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Wildlife and Conservation Biology at NC State University researching the health and developmental impacts of sensory pollutants on songbirds. Murry is also an avid birder and JEDI advocate. Growing up in the Deep South, Murry has witnessed and experienced racial and gender injustice. She uses her experiences to inform her pursuit of justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in academia and the natural sciences. #STEM #STEAM #blackinstem #ncwildlife #northcarolina

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