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Rodents, Dynamic Landscapes, and Evolution—30 Million Years of Change

Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Galleria
1680 E 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR

Species diversity is greater in regions that are more geographically complex—but why? A panel of biologists, geomorphologists, and paleontologists discuss how mountain-building and climatic history has influenced the evolution and diversity of rodents in western North America over the last 30 million years.

Moderator: Edward Davis
Panelists: geomorphologist Rebecca Dorsey, geomorphology, biologist Greer Dolby, paleontologist Samantha Hopkins, geomorphologist Brian Yanites

Event Type

Arts & Culture, Exhibit


Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Target Audience

All Students, Faculty/Staff, General Public



Included with regular admission; free for MNCH members and UO ID card holders. Show your Oregon Trail or other EBT card for an admission discount.


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