Monday, July 13, 2015

Wildlife Conservation Conference this week

I've been asked to pass on the following information for anyone who might be interested in attending:


E-Team, before the Fourth's festivities take hold, be sure to check out the
fabulous line-up of scientists, advocates, journalists and policy experts
coming together to examine the science vs. politics "tug of war" affecting
our precious natural resources, in particular, our state's wildlife. 

You'll hear:

.    Former NRB chairman Dave Clausen, DVM, address the growing CWD risk
facing WI's deer herd;
.    WLCV's Kerry Schuman and Wisconsin Democracy Now's Matt Rothschild
present "Follow the Money Trail;"
.    Retired Senator Dale Schultz and Serigraph, Inc. chairman John
Torinus, Sr. discuss current realities of partisan politics shaping wildlife
.    Dr. Ivonne Cassaigne on "What GPS Tells Us about What Mountain Lions
and Jaguars Eat"
.    A "Calling the Watchdogs" media roundtable;
.    Many other impressive scientific and advocate panel presentations
focused on issues relating to Public Trust resources, public lands and
consensus building.

    DON'T MISS OUT!  Register today:
(On-line registration takes 10 seconds; Walk-ins Welcome Also) 

A Collaboration of UW's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies (science
portion), Midwest Environmental Advocates, and Friends of Wisconsin's Wolves

15 - 16 July, 2015
Ho-Chunk Convention Center
S3214 County Hwy BD
Baraboo, WI 53913
See here for Conference Program:

Sponsors of this Initiative include:
.    University of Wisconsin, Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies-
(Science program of conference)
.    Midwest Environmental Advocates
.    Friends of the Wisconsin Wolf
.    Ho-Chunk Nation
.    Forest County Potawatomi
.    Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa
.    Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
.    Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
.    Menominee Nation
.    Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
.    Grand Portage Band of the Chippewa
.    Red Lake Band of Chippewa Red Cliff Band of the Lake Superior
.    Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission
.    Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
.    1855 Treaty Authority
.    Endangered Species Coalition 
.    EarthRoots
.    Ottawa Valley chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
.    Coyote Watch
.    NRDC National Resources Defense Council
.    National Wolfwatcher Coalition
.    Humane Society of the United States
.    Sierra Club
.    Center for Biological Diversity
.    Panthera
.    Wisconsin Puppy Mill Project
.    Project Coyote
.    WI Wolf Front
.    Malcolm R. MacPherson, Ph.D.
.    Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies.
.    Howling for Wolves
.    Keep Michigan Wolves Protected
.    Wisconsin Black Bear Education Center
.    Wildlife Public Trust and Coexistence
.    Jackpine Coalition
.    State Trails Council
.    Friends of WI State Parks
.    TrapFree Wisconsin
.    Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
.    Operation Wolf
.    Dane County Humane Society
.    4 Lakes Wildlife Center

For more information contact:

Jodi Habush Sinykin
Of Counsel, Midwest Environmental Advocates
PO Box 171000
Milwaukee, WI 53217


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