What’s happening with alligator management in North Carolina? Should I run in a zigzag if chased by an alligator? Do they really taste like chicken? Join us to learn about all things ‘gator. We’ll examine the ecological importance of alligators, discuss how researchers capture alligators and track their habitat use and movement patterns, and review safety tips for observing alligators in the wild.
About our speaker
Greg Skupien began working at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in October 2015 as the Curator of the Naturalist Center. Prior to joining the museum, Greg earned a Master’s degree in Conservation Ecology from the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. While at UGA, Greg researched American alligators on Jekyll Island, Georgia, and developed educational tools to promote human-alligator coexistence.