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Wolves, Bears, Cougars and Humans in North America
Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University, Oct. 12-14, 2015, Washington, D.C.
Large carnivores now live in heterogeneous and fragmented landscapes that differ markedly from the ones in which they evolved, and they face significant threats to their survival. This conference seeks to cultivate the best ideas from animal welfare, conservation biology, public policy, conflict resolution, law and other disciplines to help secure the future of these iconic creatures. Check back for details on how to register.
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