Biodiversity Chats: Stewarding Wyoming's Landscape Through Hunting & Fishing
Join us for a 5-part Webinar Series, Wednesdays at noon, mountain time, Feb. 10th - March 10th Featuring panel discussions about hunting and fishing and biodiversity, honoring hunting and fishing through art and stories.
Biodiversity Chats: Stewarding Wyoming’s Landscapes through Hunting and Fishing
1/1/21, 1:30 PM
There is something intangible about hunting and fishing that intertwines age-old elements of instinct and sacrament. It’s the spark that led many a young naturalist afield for the first time and held them there for a lifetime of learning, compelled to know the names and habits of all nature of animals, flowers, mushrooms, and more.
Join us for a 5-part Webinar Series, Wednesdays at noon, mountain time,
Feb. 10th - March 10th Featuring panel discussions about hunting and fishing and biodiversity, honoring hunting and fishing through art and stories.
These discussions are free and open to the public, and are not limited to hunters or anglers. People from all backgrounds, with any level of interest in hunting and fishing, are invited to attend.
Topics covered as part of this event include sharing the stories of historically underrepresented groups in hunting and fishing narratives; the role of biodiversity research in hunting and fishing; overcoming access issues to hunting and fishing; and a presentation by award-winning author Keith McCafferty.
Streamed Live - Wednesday, Feb. 10, noon-1 p.m. MST: “Hunting, Fishing and Biodiversity”
A fish researcher, ungulate researcher, wildlife manager and hunting guide will explore how biodiversity research benefits hunters and anglers, and vice-versa.
Streamed Live - Wednesday, Feb. 17, noon-1 p.m. MST: “Underrepresented Groups in Hunting and Fishing”
Historically, hunting and fishing narratives have revolved around white men. Panelists will share their stories of their involvement with hunting and fishing as a historically underrepresented group in these communities.
Streamed Live - Wednesday, March 10, noon-1 p.m. MST: “Fact to Fiction: A Conversation with Author Keith McCafferty”
Award-winning author and avid fly fisherman Keith McCafferty, author of Viking/Penguin’s Sean Stranahan mystery series, will share his story of going from an editor for Field & Stream to an award-winning novelist.