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Green and White Evening in Portland, OregonWho Will Help Stop Wildlife Trafficking and Environmental Crime? SPARTANS WILL.

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Event Details

Join fellow Portland-area Spartans for a reception and discussion about global wildlife conservation.

Meredith Gore will highlight her recent research on wildlife trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa, profiling student engagement and cross-college collaborations and considering how scientific knowledge can best be leveraged for public good.

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    Date & Time

    Wednesday, February 26, 2020 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

  2. [icon: map] Venue & Address

    Oregon Zoo | 4001 SW Canyon Road | Portland, Oregon 97221

  3. [icon: money] Price

    $20 per person includes hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

  4. [icon: star] Special Guest(s)

    Meredith Gore is a conservation social scientist, an associate professor in the Department of Fisheries & Wildlife in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and National Academies of Sciences Jefferson Science Fellow with the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Gore’s research explores risky human-environment relationships, including wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, fishing and mining. She collaborates extensively with local organizations and communities around the world to help leverage the best available science to support sustainable on-the-ground decision-making. Transnational environmental crime has now become the largest financial driver of social conflict in the world, with severe implications for peace and security.

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  5. [icon: info] Note

    RSVP by Wednesday, February 19.

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    For more information or to request accommodation for persons with disabilities, contact Josie Seykota at or (517) 884-1046.

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