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5/15/2017

National Mountain Lion Workshop 2017

Join us in Estes Park, Colorado for the 12th Mountain Lion Workshop on May 15-18, 2017! This gathering of scientists, wildlife managers and other professionals from the U.S. and beyond is a synthesis of scientific research, current management practices and latest findings on lion ecology and lion-human interaction.

The Mountain Lion Foundation will be hosting an exhibit table, presenting a poster and participating in important discussions about the future of mountain lions! We are looking forward to a great exchange of information and plenty of vigorous discussions about mountain lion management and research findings: what's being tried, what's new, what has worked, what hasn't worked, what science has revealed, and where we should go from here.

Event Details:

When:
May 15-18, 2017

Where:
Estes Park, Colorado- YMCA of the Rockies
Estes Park Center, 2515 Tunnel Road,
Estes Park, CO 80511
Tel- 888-613-9622
http://ymcarockies.org
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Walk-in registration at the workshop is $150.

Full Agenda

Don't miss Dr. Winston Vickers' presentation, MLF Co-author:
Session 5: MOUNTAIN LION−HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS
Wed. May 17 11:05−11:25 AM

Conserving Mountain Lions in Southern California: Addressing fragmentation, conflict, and excess human-related mortality in comprehensive and collaborative ways. Winston Vickers, Kathy Zeller, Trish Smith, Brian Cohen, Holly Earnest, Kyle Gustafson, Patrick Huber, Doug Geremenga, Valarie McFall, Niamh Quinn, Lynn Cullens, Jessica Sanchez, and Walter Boyce

And the Mountain Lion Foundation will be presenting a poster featuring an ongoing project titled, "Bridging the Gap: Increasing access with a new online reference tool for Puma concolor in the U.S."

The poster highlights MLF's centralized online database, bibliography, and library of documents pertaining to mountain lions (Puma concolor) in each of the 15 states in which mountain lions can be found. Still in progress, the project has compiled more than 1,700 research papers, reports, news articles, legal documents, theses, and dissertations to date. Spanning an array of topics such as biology, behavior, habitat, connectivity, genetics, and research methods, this master database will house all of this information in one searchable location. Providing easy access to researchers, it will also enable people outside of academic institutions access to these critically important resources on mountain lions.

Poster authors: Mason DuBois, Garrett Allen, Anna Nichole Mack, Brandi Coley, Kira Pearson, Lisa DiNicolantonio, Elisa Fernandes-McDade, Pearl Holmes, Katherine Kneuper, Haley Martin, Elizabeth Meisman, Mariah Mendez, Mary Gresch, Tom Batter, Lynn Cullens, Leslie Anastassatos, Veronica Yovovich










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