Thomas Lilley: Bat WalkPart of Thursday evening programme – registration for the whole evening here
Performance lecture / registration required
Thursday 3.9.2020, Nautelankoski, Lieto
Bus transportation leaving from Turku at 17:20, returning in Turku approximately at 23:00
A bat walk at Nautelankoski, during which the participants will get to familiarise themselves with the Daubenton’s bats living in the old water mill and other species of bats utilising the riparian habitat created by river Aura.
Thomas Lilley is an adjuctant professor and researcher in ecophysiology. He defended his thesis at the University of Turku in 2012 . After his doctoral thesis he’s researched reasons for White-nose syndrome fungal in North-American bats. Lilley is mainly interested in environmental changes and human-caused affections in bat appearance and the diversity of the species, and the bats’ adaptation in the northern hemisphere. He is currently a curator for mammals at the Finnish Museum of Natural History (LUOMUS), University of Helsinki.