𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗲𝗴𝗼 – lecturer in “Vertebrate Zoology”, “Biodiversity and its Conservation” and “Study of Fauna” at the Faculty of Natural Sciences. Professor Ferdinand Bego will share with us during the camp his experience in relation to not only the identification of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians but also the approach and defense strategies for these groups.
𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳. 𝗙𝗲𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗕𝗲𝗴𝗼
Graduated with a degree in Biology in 1988. Doctor of Science in 1997. Associate Professor in 2004 and Professor in 2013. Lecturer in Vertebrate Zoology in the Bachelor’s program, Biology, and in the courses “Biodiversity and its conservation” and “Study of Fauna” in the Master’s program, Environmental Biology. Referee in over 50 national and international conferences, author and co-author of more than 50 scientific articles in foreign and domestic journals. Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences for scientific projects from 2016 onwards and a member of the Board of Administration of the University of Tirana from 2016 onwards. Member of the EUROBATS Advisory Committee. Scientific interests: Taxonomy, distribution, ecology, and conservation of small mammals, bats, large carnivores (bear, wolf, lynx), and otters. In-situ conservation of biodiversity. Endangered Species Action Plans. Climate change and its impact on ecosystems, habitats, and animal species. Protected Areas Management and Animal Biodiversity Monitoring.