Day: August 17, 2011

Scholarship Awarded to Auriel Van Der Laar

Members of the Michigan Tech Bird Bums

The Copper Country Audubon Club has awarded the Dr. Laurence Binford Youth Scholarship fund to Auriel Van Der Larr, a senior majoring in Wildlife Ecology and Management. This award will help support her travel to the Wildlife Society Conference this fall on the big island of Hawaii where she will  present her work on determining the gender of Virginia Rails through statistical modeling.

Auriel is pictured on the left with other Bird Bum members Michelle Kroll and Kevin King.