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Sunday, June 29 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Are You Wild About Wildlife?

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When taking on the most harmful practices for wildlife, policy decisions occur everywhere: from the state house floor to the courtroom to stakeholder processes lead by public wildlife agencies. Hear about these pressing challenges and how you as an advocate may be the most effective voice for wildlife.

Speakers
avatar for Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin

CEO, Big Cat Rescue
Founder and CEO, Big Cat Rescue Carole Baskin is the founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue and manages 107 volunteers and 9 staff. She’s garnered international attention to the plight of captive big cats on CNN, Animal Planet, Discovery, U.S. News & World Report, People Magazine, The Today Show, and more with an excess of 1,000 media mentions. She supported the 2003 passage of the Captive Wild Animal Safety Act, the 2009 requirement that... Read More →
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Nicole Paquette

Vice President, Wildilfe Protection, The Humane Society of the United States
Nicole Paquette is Vice President of Wildlife Protection for The Humane Society of the United States.  She oversees the organizations work to end unsporting forms of wildlife cruelties such as ending captive hunts and the trophy hunting of apex predators; phase-out the use of toxic lead ammunition to take wildlife; prohibit the private possession of dangerous wild animals; ensure existing protections for marine mammals, reduce the trade in... Read More →
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Andrew Wetzler

Director, Land & Wildlife Program, Natural Resource Defense Council
Andrew Wetzler is Director of NRDC’s Land and Wildlife Program and is based in NRDC’s Chicago, Illinois, office. Andrew’s program focuses on wildlife and habitat conservation and open space preservation.  While at NRDC, he worked to conserve a wide variety of individual species under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA), and has also been deeply involved in Congressional and Administrative efforts to defend and... Read More →


Sunday June 29, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm

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