Connecticut Wild Turkey Restoration & Management – 11/9/2021
Tuesday, November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Connecticut Wild Turkey Restoration & Management
Speaker: Michael Gregonis
This presentation will provide the history and management of Wild Turkeys in our state. Topics include the rise and fall of turkey populations, life history, predators, management programs, and vocalizations. Michael will demonstrate turkey-calling devices and show how feathers can be used to tell the age and sex of a bird. Come and discover the nuances of this truly remarkable wildlife species.
Michael Gregonis CT DEEP Certified Wildlife Biologist BIO Michael A. Gregonis is a certified Wildlife Biologist with the Deer, Small Game and Wild Turkey Management Programs for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. He received a B.S. degree in Biology from Eastern Connecticut State University and a M.E.S. degree in Environmental Studies from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Michael also worked for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources as a Forest Wildlife Project Manager from 1991 to 1995 on the Ruffed Grouse and Tree Squirrel Programs. Current research activities focus on developing new methodologies to determine annual wild turkey productivity, wild turkey/human interaction in suburban areas, dispersal and survival of fawns and oak mast research.
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