2020 Program

Recordings of select sessions from Speak for Wolves 2020
are available on our YouTube channel 

We hope to see you again in 2021!

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All times are listed in Pacific Daylight Time (GMT -7:00)

Friday, August 14th

11 – 11:15amWelcome, Opening Remarks
11:15am – 12pmQuinn Read, Center for Biological Diversity
Working with State Agencies: Commission Reform
12 – 1pmBREAK
1 – 2pmCarlos A López González, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico
Mexican Wolf Reintroduction in Northern Mexico: Experiences and Challenges
2 – 3pmNoël Purser, Suquamish Tribal Member
Stories of Wolves and Orcas
3 – 4pmRosie Sanchez, Defenders of Wildlife
Reintroduction of Wolves to Colorado

Saturday, August 15th

11am – 12pmJill Fritz, Humane Society of the United States
Current Efforts to End Wildlife Killing Contests and Protect Wolves
Content warning: This presentation includes graphic images
and footage from wildlife killing contests.
12 – 1pmForests for Climate Resilience
Forest Defense for Climate and Community Resilience
1 – 2pmBREAK
2 – 2:45pmThomas Knowles, Echo Conservation Society
Tracking the Echo Creek Wolves: Our Effort to Protect a
Wolf Pack in British Columbia
2:45 – 4pmBREAK
4 – 6pmThe Beaver Believers fundraiser film screening
followed by Q&A with filmmaker Sarah Koenigsberg and
Beaver Believer & hydrologist Suzanne Fouty

Sunday, August 16th

11am – 12pmMichael Robinson, Center for Biological Diversity
Will Science or Politics Determine the Future of the Mexican Gray Wolf?
12 – 1pmJuan Carlos Bravo, Wildlands Network
Advocating for Wolf Connectivity in the US-Mexico Borderlands
1 – 2pmBREAK
2 – 3pmAmaroq Weiss, Center for Biological Diversity
Wolves in the Pacific West
3 – 3:15pmClosing Remarks

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