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Beating Extinction

April 21, 2017 | 1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.  These scientists are working to save species – from rodents to rhinos and more - in the wild before populations completely collapse.

Speakers

Nigella Hillgarth

Nigella Hillgarth

New England Aquarium

Nilanga Jayasinghe

Nilanga Jayasinghe

Senior Program Officer – Asian Species, World Wildlife Fund

Eric Miller

Eric Miller

Executive Director, Saint Louis Zoo’s WildCare Institute

Jean Pierre Santos

Jean Pierre Santos

Instituto Pro-Carnivoros

Debra Shier

Debra Shier

Brown Endowed Associate Director of Recovery Ecology at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research

Dennis Whigham

Dennis Whigham

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center