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Tropical Forests and Elephants: Hunting, Poaching, and Conservation

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Free
Elephants crossing a river

Monday, February 22, 2021  (noon-1:15 pm)

Tropical Forests and Elephants: Hunting, Poaching, and Conservation

Cooper Rosin, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ecological Studies, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, UW–Madison

Dr. Rosin is an ecologist and conservation biologist with interests revolving around tropical forests. He studies the effects of human activities on tropical forests, in order to better preserve these ecosystems and the organisms that inhabit them. In his talk, Dr. Rosin will focus on the ecological consequences of wild meat hunting and poaching for elephant ivory, and discuss the scientific and political challenges of conserving tropical forest wildlife. 

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Date:
February 22
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://wisc.us10.list-manage.com/track/click?u=4bea54e5cb265d4b663ccb5ff&id=5a24236e8d&e=fd93cde29f

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Virtual Event

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Friends of the Arboretum
Email:
staff@foamadison.org