Wildlife Conservation in Africa the Subject of Oct. 15 Talk

Release Date: 10-13-2010

Author: Amanda Kenyon Waite
Email: Amanda.Waite@uvm.edu
Phone: 802/656-8381 Fax: (802) 656-3203

South African wildlife scientist Wouter Van Hoven will return to campus Friday, Oct. 15 as part of his tenure as a James Marsh Professor-at-Large -- a program that designates field leaders with international distinction as non-resident faculty who visit campus periodically to hold lectures, seminars, faculty workshops and more.

Van Hoven, director of the Center for Wildlife Management and professor of wildlife management at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, will speak on "Wildlife Conservation in Africa Today: The Threats and Opportunities." The lecture, free and open to the public, will take place at 3 p.m. in Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building.

For more information about Van Hoven, read this UVM Today article about his 2008 visit to campus.

Read more about the James Marsh Professors-at-Large Program


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