Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Announcing Wildlife Biologist, Niall McCann, Lecture on March 10th *FREE EVENT*

Internationally-renowned wildlife conservationist and Discovery Channel celebrity, Niall McCann, will be speaking about his tumultuous journeys across the globe on March 10th for FREE. Please forward this announcement onto Political Science faculty, staff, and students. If there is a blog or Facebook page, please post this opportunity there as well. We hope that the Political Science Community will take advantage of this unique educational event!

"Join Xi Sigma Pi National Forestry Honor Society in welcoming world famous adventurer, explorer and conservationist Niall McCann, to the University of Washington on March 10th, 2015.

In his talk Life on the Conservation Front Line, Niall describes his adventures working in endangered species research in remote and challenging environments across the world, and how he has been able to bridge the gap between science and policy and have a direct impact on international conservation. With stories about capturing man-eating crocodiles in Uganda, and 18ft long anacondas in Guyana, to working with gun-wielding cowboys in wild-west Honduras, and exploring never-before-seen parts of the Amazon, Life on the Conservation Front Line is a rip-roaring tale of adventure; but it is also a homage to the importance of conservation, and a testament to how much a young scientist can achieve in terms of influencing government policy on the sustainability of our planet. amazing adventures exploring the world on his quest to conserve forests and wildlife.

The event is from 5:30-7pm on the University of Washington Seattle Campus in Kane Hall 130. The event and reception are FREE."