Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

No upcoming events. If you're interested in booking a presentation or private event, please email WOAcoustics@gmail.com 

Past News and Events: 

October, 2023: Lecture for the Pound Ridge Land Conservancy: North American River Otters in Westchester

February, 2020: Presentation for The Wildlife Society New York Chapter Symposium: North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) Behavior at Latrine Sites in Southern New York

November, 2019: Lecture for Bedford Audubon in Katonah, NY: River Otter Presence, Behavior, and Vocalizations in Westchester County and Beyond

June, 2019:  "Listening to Westchester's Otters," an article on Sarah Walkley's research in Westchester, NY published in the Record Review

May, 2019: World Otter Day celebration! Guests at  Trailside Nature Museum learned about otters through trail camera footage, artifacts, and take home crafts 

April, 2019: Regional Differences in Wild North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) Communication, a talk at the 14th International Otter Congress in Tangjiahe, China

January, 2019: Using Trail Cameras for Nature Education, a session at the Regional Environmental Educator Day (REED) Conference

November, 2018:  Psychology Graduate Students Awarded Travel Grants published in Southern Miss now

November, 2018: Lecture Presentation at the 176th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America  in Victoria, Canada: "Vocalizations of North American river otters (Lontra canadensis) in two human care populations”

October, 2018: Research Walk at Cranberry Lake Preserve in Armonk, NY 

July, 2018: Trailside Nature Museum's CIT campers joined in a discussion about animal tracking, helped check and place cameras, and made signage to place at field sites. 

May 30, 2018: World Otter Day celebration! Guests at The Maritime Aquarium learned about otters through exploration of replica otter skulls and real otter fur while  coloring otter masks to take home

January & February 2018: Otters and Academia, a talk on otter research, bioacoustics, and academia for students in The Maritime Aquarium's TeMPEST after-school program for high schoolers

August, 2017: Trail Cameras in NY & River Otter Vocalizations, a presentation for the Evening Lecture Series at The Beardsley Zoo

August, 2017: Otters and Acoustics, a presentation on otter life history and acoustics research for students in Trailside Nature Museum's Summer Ecology Program

June, 2016: Graduate Student’s Research Project Gains Support from National Geographic published in Southern Miss Now

April, 2016: Poster presentation, "Vocal Repertoire of North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis) in Two Captive Populations" at the South East and Mid-Atlantic Marine Mammal Symposium (SEAMAMMS) in Savannah, Georgia

March, 2016: Poster presentation, "Vocal Repertoire of North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis) in One Captive Population" at the Susan A. Siltanen Graduate Student Research Symposium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

March, 2016: Scholars Honored at Graduate Student Research Symposium published in Southern Miss Now

April, 2019: International Otter Congress in Tangjiahe Nature Preserve, China