Conservation Speakers

Upcoming Conservation Speakers

february

To be announced

march

21mar6:30 pm7:30 pmConservation & Science Speaker Series - Vanessa SageA Mind and Conscious Akin to Our Own6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

april

To be announced

may

To be announced

june

To be announced

july

To be announced

august

To be announced

september

To be announced

october

To be announced

november

To be announced

december

To be announced

january

To be announced

Recent Conservation Science Speakers Series Presentations

Ray Wolf, Science & Communications Officer, NOAA
Title: Climate Change – an Ecological Perspective

Dr. Kira Mileham, IUCN Species Survival Commission, Director of Strategic Partnerships
Title: How Do We Know Which Animals Need Our Help? Working with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for species survival

Allison Devlin, Research Associate, Panthera
Title:  Life of the Jaguar: Studying and Saving the Americas’ Largest Felid

Debbie Clemens, Conservation Biologist
Title: Orangutan Conservation & the Palm Oil Crisis

Dr. Kenneth McCravy, Professor of Biological Sciences with Western Illinois University
Title: Bee and Beetle Diversity Studies in Illinois

Dr. Gregory Rasmussen, Painted Dog Research Trust; Research associate, University of Zimbabwe; Affiliate, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Oxford University, UK
Title: Challenges and triumphs: Protecting the endangered Painted Dog in a human dominated landscape.

Juan Campos Krauer, DVM, Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences & Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida
Title: The Gran Chaco of Paraguay: An Animal Paradise at Risk

Martha Smith, Extension Educator in Horticulture, University of Illinois
Title: Attract, Observe, & Understand Pollinators

Dr. Gerald Zuercher, Professor of Vertebrate Ecology, University of Dubuque
Title: Fading into night: The current state of bats in the upper Midwest

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