2021 Conservation Webinars and Film Events

On February 12th 7:00-8:30 pm EST as The American Society of Primatologists and the University of Michigan-Dearborn's Eco Club will present the award- winning documentary, "Cries of Our Ancestors", followed by a panel discussion with conservation and human rights experts from Global Wildlife Conservation:

-Dr. Russell Mittermeier, PhD
-Dr. Genevieve Campbell, PhD
-Dirck Byler, MS
-Dr. Rebecca Kormos, PhD ES, MPA

For information, contact casulich@umich.edu
 
 
ASP Conservation Webinar Series, Spring 2021
Mining, Habitat Connectivity, and Hunting

These webinars will address the complexities of three impacts on primate conservation: a) the extraction of minerals, and effects on human & non-human primate well-being and biodiversity; b) roads & agroforestry that incise primate habitats and innovations to help primates bridge gaps; and c) the impact of primate hunting & wildlife markets on indigenous human populations.

Mining and Risks to Human Welfare & Biodiversity
Thursday, Feb 25, 4-5:30 EST

Organizer: Arioené Vreedzaam, University of Suriname; Tulane University School of
Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Suriname
Speakers: Kelly Boyer Ontl, Ball State University, IN, Senegal
Mrinalini Erkenswick Watsa, Institute for Conservation Research,
San Diego Zoo Global, Peru

Bridging Primate Habitats
Thursday, March 25, 3-4:30 EDT

Organizers: Tremaine Gregory, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (Peru) &
Fernanda Abra, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, ViaFAUNA, Brazil
Speakers: Anna Nekaris, Oxford Brookes University (Indonesia)
Fernanda Teixeira, Universidade Federal do Grio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Bibi Linden, University of Venda, Lajuma Research Centre, South Africa
 
Hunting, Wildlife Markets, and Food Security
Thursday, April 8, 3-4:30 EDT
Organizer: Christopher Shaffer, Grand Valley State University, MI (Guyana)
Speakers: Cortni Borgerson, Montclair State University, NJ, (Madagascar)
Carolyn Jost Robinson, Chengeta Wildlife, West & Central Africa
 
 
Register for the Feb 25 webinar.
Register for the Mar 25 webinar.
Register for the Apr 8 webinar
 

 

Upcoming ASP Webinar Events
 
 
Mining and Risks to Human Welfare & Biodiversity 
Thursday, Feb 25, 4-5:30 EST
 

Bridging Primate Habitats
Thursday, March 25, 3-4:30 EDT 

 
Hunting, Wildlife Markets, and Food Security
Thursday, April 8, 3-4:30 EDT