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Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative

2017 Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium Friday, March 10, 2017

WHAT:

Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium (JHWS) will gather scientists, conservation professionals, public officials, the conservation community and general public to discuss challenges facing wildlife in Jackson Hole and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Participants will experience diverse sessions, panels, and speakers addressing “Human-Wildlife Coexistence in Jackson Hole and Beyond: Integrating Science, Education, and Conservation.”

Symposium will conclude with a presentation of the Craighead Conservation Award and the Raynes Citizen Conservation Award during a reception/art show featuring the photography of R.J. Walter and artwork from Katie Holsinger’s new book The Artists Field Guide to Greater Yellowstone. The public is welcome to attend a FREE evening keynote presentation by Gau Yufang, National Geographic Society Explorer entitled “Adventures on the Roof of the World: The Quest for Human Wildlife Coexistence,” about his work on the Tibetan Plateau.

Symposium will conclude with a presentation of the Craighead Conservation Award and the Raynes Citizen Conservation Award during a reception/art show featuring the photography of R.J. Walter and artwork from Katie Holsinger’s new book The Artists Field Guide to Greater Yellowstone. The public is welcome to attend a FREE evening keynote presentation by Gau Yufang, National Geographic Society Explorer entitled “Adventures on the Roof of the World: The Quest for Human Wildlife Coexistence,” about his work on the Tibetan Plateau.

WHY:

A forum for deepening dialogue about human-wildlife coexistence among local and regional citizens, professionals and leaders featuring presentations by local and regional wildlife researchers and showcase forward-thinking, practical strategies that are being implemented in the region to mitigate human-wildlife conflict.

WHEN:  Friday, March 10, 2017

9:00AM - Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium

5:00PM - Craighead Conservation Award & Raynes Citizen Conservation Award Presentation

7:00PM - Keynote Speaker Gao Yufang, National Geographic Society Explorer

WHERE: Center for the Arts, 240 S. Glenwood Street, Jackson, Wyoming 83001

COST$100 (+$2 fee) registration, FREE Evening Keynote (non-ticketed, open to the public event)

INFOAgenda/Speakers/Topics: http://nrccooperative.org/education/jhws/ and Registration: http://www.jhcenterforthearts.org/calendar/events/2017-jackson-hole-wildlife-symposium

SPONSORS:

Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level - Associate / Draper Natural History Museum / The Nature Conservancy, Wyoming Chapter / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / National Elk Refuge / Yellowstone to Yukon Initiative Bronze Level - Contributing / Alder Environmental, LLC / Biota Research and Consulting, Inc. / The Cougar Fund / Greater Yellowstone Coalition / Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center / Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance / Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation / National Park Service/Greater Yellowstone Network / Wildlife Conservation Society / Wyoming Untrapped / Y2 Consultants, LLC

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Media Contact: To request photography, additional information or schedule interviews with NRCC staff or board members, please contact Lori Crabtree by cell: 307-690-6427 or email at: lori@nrccooperative.org