Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods will discuss the powerful bond between humans and other animals as explored in his new book, Our Wild Calling: How Connecting With Animals Can Transform Our Lives — And Help Save Theirs.
Lynn Scarlett, Chief External Affairs Officer for the Nature Conservancy will address the critical importance of increasing the relevance of nature and the role of conservation organizations and agencies to more Americans.
Dr. Steven Williams is the President of the Wildlife Management Institute (WMI). As President of WMI, Steve serves on the Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, American Wildlife Conservation Partners, Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council (a federal advisory committee to the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture), Council to Advance Hunting and Shooting Sports, and Chair of the National Conservation Leadership Institute. He is a professional member of the Boone and Crockett Club and The Wildlife Society.