Workshop: Wildlife Conservation on Private Lands: A National Discussion

Tue, March 10, 2020, 8:00 am - Tue, March 10, 2020, 12:00 pm
CHI Health Center Room 209

Workshop Organizers

John J. Morgan, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
Steven P. Riley, Texas Parks and Wildlife/Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture
Bill White, Missouri Department of Conservation
Terry Z. Riley, North American Grouse Partnership

This workshop will highlight the importance of private lands conservation, the need for action, and how to establish a scalable private lands program building from history and experience. Presentations will center on the 3 pillars of a 21st century private lands program: planning, delivery, and monitoring. The session includes an expert panel designed to interact with the speakers and audience. Attendees are encouraged to be active participants in the discussion.


8:00 am

Welcome and Overview of the Session
Ritch Nelson, Moderator, Nebraska Natural Resources Conservation Service

8:05 am

Private Lands Matter
Carter Smith, Texas Parks and Wildlife

8:25 am

Planning Effective Private Lands Conservation
Dr. Jim Giocomo, Oaks and Prairies Joint Venture

9:25 am

The Art and Science of Private Lands Delivery
Chris McLeland, Quail/Pheasants Forever

10:25 am

Coffee Break
Sponsored by Lowell E. Baier, Attorney and Author

10:40 am

Monitoring Conservation Outcomes on Private Lands
Dr. Wes Burger, Mississippi State University

11:40 am

Private Lands: The Key to Relevancy
Sara Parker Pauley, Missouri Department of Conservation