Curious about WEN Utah? Interested in learning about avian regulation? Come join us at our annual membership drive where you can meet current members and learn more about the organization. Enjoy snacks, mingling, and listen to our guest speaker, Sherry Ligouri (Rocky Mountain Power). She will provide an overview of Rocky Mountain Power's avian protection program, including efforts to reduce bird electrocutions and collisions with power lines, nest management, and conservation partnerships.
Our Community Initiative for this event will be in support of Hawk Watch. You will have an opportunity at the event to sign up to volunteer with Hawk Watch or provide a monetary donation. Or you can do that now by following the link in the Sponsors and Partners section below.
Bring your friends, colleagues, and acquaintances who may be interested in joining WEN! Can't wait to see you there!
Environmental Program Manager at Rocky Mountain Power
Sherry Liguori manages the Environmental program for Rocky Mountain Power/PacifiCorp Transmission and Distribution Operations, where she has worked for 20 years as a biologist and environmental manager. She was a conservation scientist for HawkWatch International from 2001 to 2003, and currently serves on their board of directors. She has served on the management board of the Intermountain West Joint Venture, a bird habitat conservation collaborative, for over a decade. Sherry started her career as a biologist for the NJ Endangered and Nongame Species Program, conducting research, conservation, and management of raptors, shorebirds, and songbirds in the 1990s. She has a B.S. in Natural Resource Management and Wildlife Biology and a M.S. in Ecology and Evolution, both from Rutgers University. She has authored and contributed to numerous publications, including Endangered and Threatened Wildlife of New Jersey and various Avian Power Line Interaction Committee (APLIC) documents related to mitigating bird electrocutions and collisions with power lines. Sherry was the first woman and youngest person to receive APLIC’s Morley Nelson Award for raptor conservation. Sherry’s passion for raptors, other wildlife and the natural world are not only evident in her work…her hobbies include wildlife photography, bird watching, hiking, jogging, gardening, and ‘weaving’ nature into her quilts and other fiber arts.