Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2014
November 5, 2014
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo
Biodiversity Conservation and Human Development in Madagascar:
Lessons from the 8th Continent
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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2013
November 19, 2013
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo
Energy Production Meets Biodiversity
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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2012
November 8, 2012
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo
Environmental Issues of St. Louis: Past, Present, and Future
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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2011
November 3, 2011
The Living World, Saint Louis Zoo
Giants in the American Conservation Movement
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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2010
November 10, 2010
Ridgway Center, Missouri Botanical Garden

Global Climate Change: Impacts on Wildlife and Human Society

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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2009
November 12, 2009
The Living World, Saint Louis Zoo

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Presentation by Dr. Robert Marquis
Agricultural sustainability: The complexity of the issues

Presentation by Dr. Marty Matlock
Measures, metrics and indices of sustainability

Presentation by Dr. Doug Landis
Biodiversity and sustainable agriculture: Harvesting ecosystem services from agricultural landscapes


Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2008
November 5, 2008
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2007
November 8, 2007
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP): Forests Forever?

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Presentation by Dr. David Gwaze
An overview of the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP)

Presentation by Dr. Wendy Gram
From Ozark fire scars to a North American fire history

Dr. Richard Guyette's web page

Presentation by Dr. Paul Porneluzi
Effects of experimental forestry on songbird abundance

Presentation by Dr. Daniel Dey
Forest dynamics and regeneration in relation to environmental factors and harvest methods

Presentation by Dr. Rochelle Renken
An evaluation of landscape scale forest management impacts upon amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals in MOFEP

Presentation by Dr. John Landosky
Interactions between avian and insect herbivore communities within MOFEP

More information about the Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (MOFEP)


Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2006
October 24, 2006
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Whitney and Anna Harris Conservation Forum 2005
November 9, 2005
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Conservation Forum 2004
October 27, 2004
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Conservation Forum 2003
November 5, 2003
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Conservation Forum 2002
November 14, 2002
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Conservation Forum 2001
The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

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Conservation Forum 2000 Missouri Botanical Garden

Afternoon Sessions

Dr. Jane Fitzgerald, Midwest Regional Coordinator, Partners in Flight

"Land bird conservation: the Partners in Flight approach"

Dr. Cheri Asa, Saint Louis Zoo

"MesoAmerican conservation action plans"

Lisa Heimos, Volunteer Coordinator, Wild Canid Survival and Research Center

Conservation efforts on the reintroduction of wild canids"

Mike Cooke, Assistant Director, World Bird Sanctuary

"Controlling bird problems with birds"

Dr. Bette Loiselle, International Center for Tropical Ecology

"Protecting tropical ecosystems: The challenge"

John George, Urban Wildlife Biologist, Missouri Department of Conservation

"Oh deer!! Wildlife conflicts in urban areas"

Evening Session

Dr. Peter H. Raven, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden

"Saving the plants of the world: How can it be done?"

Dr. Sharon Matola, Director, The Belize Zoo

"Journey to Belize: A tropical world of natural treasures under threat"

Conservation Forum 1999 The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

Afternoon Sessions

Dr. George Yatskievych, Missouri Department of Conservation and Missouri Botanical Garden

"What do we know about plants of conservation concern in Missouri?"

Dr. Walter C. Crawford, Jr., World Bird Sanctuary

"Reintroduction programs for Peregrine Falcons, Barn Owls and Bald Eagles: Rebuiding the wild gene pools for the future"

Eric Miller, Saint Louis Zoo

"Field research conservation programs at the Saint Louis Zoo"

Richard Thom, Missouri Department of Conservation

"The role of the Natural History Section in conserving biodiversity"

Dr. Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, International Center for Tropical Ecology

"Animal behavior? What does that have to do with conservation?"

Patti Redel, David Knisley and Danny Brown , Missouri Department of Conservation

"The strategic plan for Columbia Bottom"

Evening Session

Dr. Jonathan Losos, Professor, Department of Biology and Genetics, Washington University and Trustee of the Missouri Chapter of The Nature Conservancy "What Field Experiments tell us about the Processes of Extinction and Evolution, and the Conservation of Biodiversity: A Case Study from the Bahamas"

Dr. Meg Symington, Director, Latin America and Caribbean, World Wildlife Fund "Andes to Amazon: Latin American Conservation for the 21st century"


Conservation Forum 1998 The Living World, St. Louis Zoo

Afternoon Sessions

Dr. Walter C. Crawford, Jr., World Bird Sanctuary

"Live animals in education: Preserving species and biodiversity through interactive educational programs"

Ron Goellner, General Curator, St. Louis Zoo

"Field conservation programs through the St. Louis Zoo"

Dr. Susan Lindsey, Executive Director, Wild Canid Survival and Research Center

"One man's vision: A dream fulfilled (how Midwesterns saved the endangered Red and Wolves)"

Drs. Bette Loiselle and Patrick Osborne (Moderators), Director and Executive Director, International Center for Tropical Ecology

"Growing up amidst the rainforest: A view of conservation issues from Tropical residents" Evening Sessions

Dr. Alan Templeton, Professor Sept. Biology & Genetics, Washington University Trustee, The Nature Conservancy, Missouri Chapter

"Landscape management: The Collared Lizard vs Smokey the Bear"

Dr. Brien A. Meilleur, President and Executive Director, Center for Plant Conservation

"Plant Conservation in the United States Tropics and Sub-tropics: The Role of the Center for Plant Conservation"

Dr. Amy Vedder, Director of Africa Programs, Wildlife Conservation Society "Conservation in the midst of conflict: Lessons from Africa"

Conservation Forum 1997 Powder Valley Conservaion Nature Center, Missouri Department of Conservation

Roderic B. Mast, Vice President for Species Conservation at Conservation International.

"How a Midweterner can make an impact on international conservation"

Dr. Bette A. Loiselle, Director of the International Center for Tropical Ecology, and Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

"Conservation through research and education: the role of the International Center for Tropical Ecology"

Douglas Ladd, Director of Science and Stewardship of the Missouri Chapter of The Nature Conservancy (TNC).

"Conservation in a Midwestern Landscape"