Coffee Connections with Desi
May 2, 2023

12:00 pm EST / 11:00 am CST / 10:00 am MT / 9:00 am PT

Spotlight Speakers: 

Dr. Debbie Jewitt & Dr. Laura Cinti

KZN Wildlife
South Africa

This presentation shows the results of a collaborative art/science project. It demonstrates the use of new technologies such as drones and multispectral cameras used in a conservation project to search for a partner for a very rare forest cycad, Encephalartos woodii (Wood’s cycad). The presentation highlights the threats to cycad species and how new technologies may help to save the species.