Wildlife Corridors and Saving America’s Biodiversity with E.O. Wilson


In celebration of the planet’s first Half-Earth Day, join Chief Scientist at NatureServe, Healy Hamilton, world-renowned Harvard biologist, Edward O. Wilson, former Director of the U.S. National Park Service, Robert Stanton, and other leading biologists and thought leaders in a solutions-oriented discussion of how we can protect America’s wildlife. From monarchs to mule deer, from Florida panther to pronghorn, find out about wildlife corridors and policies that can safeguard these species from the threats of climate change and habitat loss.

We look forward to meeting you on Tuesday, October 24 at 1:00PM ET at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center's Congressional Auditorium and Atrium! For more information on this event and scheduled speakers, please visit the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation news story.

1:00 p.m. – A Conversation with E.O. Wilson, Congressman Beyer (D-VA), Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) (invited), Senator Christopher Coons (D-DE) (invited), Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)
 
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Presentations and discussion: Challenges to U.S. wildlife, wildlife corridors and other solutions to the biodiversity crisis
 
3:10 p.m. – Cupcake reception and meet and greet with E.O. Wilson and panelists. Bring your copies of Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life to be signed!