Roundtable at the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawai'i:

How urban partnerships tackle global crises: Conservation agencies, museums, zoos, and botanic gardens working together

WCC Session 10329, Monday, 5 September 2016

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Sponsored by:

InterEnvironment Institute

Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy

IUCN WCPA Urban Conservation Strategies


Session Chairs:

Ted Trzyna, President, InterEnvironment Institute; Chair, IUCN WCPA Urban Conservation Strategies Specialist Group; author, Urban Protected Areas (IUCN, 2014); Project Director, Natural Neighbors


David Goldstein, Urban Fellow, United States National Park Service

1. Introduction: Evolving concepts and practices  

  Ted Trzyna and David Goldstein

2.  Connecting the disconnected: Introducing urban people to local nature (and culture)

Chicago Wilderness Alliance:

  Mark Bouman, Chicago Region Program Director, Field Museum of Natural History

  Jim Boudreau, Vice President, External Affairs, Chicago Botanic Garden

  George Rabb, President Emeritus, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo; former 
    Chair, IUCN Species Survival Commission

 Toronto partnerships:

  Dave Ireland, Managing Director, Biodiversity, Royal Ontario Museum

  Mike Wong, Executive Director, Natural Resource Conservation, Parks Canada

Natural Neighbors Southern California:

  Ted Trzyna

  Mark Bouman, Chicago Region Program Director, Field Museum of Natural History

Natural Neighbours Kingston, Jamaica:

  Lloyd Gardner, WCPA Vice Chair, Caribbean

3. Fighting the illegal wildlife trade where the end users live

Sonja Luz, Director, Conservation and Research, Wildlife Reserves Singapore

George Rabb, President Emeritus, Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo; former
  Chair, IUCN Species Survival Commission

Gerald Dick, Executive Director, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Paul Smith, Secretary General, Botanic Gardens Conservation International

4. Combating and adapting to climate change

Michael Paparian, Counselor, InterEnvironment Institute; formerly Deputy Treasurer,  
  State of California

 

 


 







Left to right: Wong, Gardner, Luz, Bouman