2 The Outdoors presents its twelfth Environmental Forum entitled “Animal Communication” on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30 p.m.  Doors open at 7 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, is held at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Boulevard in Buffalo.

It is widely belived that only humans can communicate intelligently, but many studies have found that communication between animals is common. Communication of such diverse species as wolves and Beluga whales and how human interference can influence their communication will be discussed.

Speakers include:

  • Mary Woodruff ᾽18, animal behavior, ecology, and conservation/psychology dual major at Canisius College
  • Bob Andrews, founder of “Wolftalkers,” an organization that researches wolf communication
  • Michael Noonan, PhD, professor of animal behavior, ecology, and conservation at Canisius College

2 The Outdoors is a weekly feature on WGRZ-TV Channel 2’s Daybreak program, which airs at 7:20 a.m. every Sunday. Its purpose is to educate and inspire.

For more information, contact Terry Belke, 2 The Outdoors producer, at terry.belke@wgrz.com.

Submitted by: College Communications