Women in Conservation: Blogging for Women’s History Month

Making Conservation Relevant (and Fun!)

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WCS’s Annual Cycle Adirondacks bike tour provides a glimpse of the beauty of New York’s Adirondack Park while immersing riders in the nature, culture, and history of the region. Photo ©WCS.
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For a recent panel on Women in Conservation moderated by actress, filmmaker, and philanthropist Isabella Rossellini (far left), Julie Kunen (second from left) joined WCS’s Melissa Nelson Slater, Assistant Curator of Behavioral Husbandry (second from right); and D. McAloose, Head of Pathology for WCS’s Zoological Health Program (far right).
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Using archaeological records, modern principles of ecology, and computer modeling, WCS’s Eric Sanderson was able re-create the forests of Times Square, the meadows of Harlem, and the wetlands of downtown Manhattan at the time New York City was settled for his 2009 Mannahatta Project. Photo ©WCS.
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The Puina valley was the setting for the third, fourth, and fifth Identidad Madidi survey sites in the High Andes of Bolivia. Photo by Rob Wallace/WCS.

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