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Aerin Jacob: From Yellowstone to Yukon: Bringing together science, policy, and action to protect and connect large landscapes

Date & time
Friday, October 11, 2019
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Speaker(s)

Aerin Jacob

Cost

Free

Organization

Loyola Sustainability Research Centre and Loyola College for Diversity and Sustainability

Contact

Rebecca Tittler
x2125

Where

Henry F. Hall Building
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Room H 1269.3

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

Aerin Jacob photo credit Adam Linnard Photo credit: Adam Linnard

About the Speaker:

Dr. Aerin Jacob is a conservation scientist at the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, where she conducts and communicates applied research across the 1.4 million km2 Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) region. She has worked in research, conservation, teaching, and consulting in North America, East Africa, and Central America and has advised governments about conservation planning, species at risk, climate change, and impact assessment. Aerin earned a BSc from the University of British Columbia and a PhD from McGill University, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Victoria. She was a 2015 Wilburforce Fellow and a 2016-18 Liber Ero Fellow, received the 2019 Early Career Conservationist award from the Society for Conservation Biology, and serves on the boards of Tides Canada and the Society for Conservation Biology North America.

This talk is aimed at a general audience; students welcome.

 

This event is part of the monthly seminar series of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre. For more information, refer to our website or contact us. 

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