- What: Forum with Dr. John Vucetich and Michael Markarian GVSU (Keep Michigan Wolves Protected Event)
- When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
- Where: Grand Valley State University, Cook-Dewitt Center, 1110 Kirkhof Center Allendale, MI 49401
- Cost: FREE
- RSVP: Here!
Join Keep Michigan Wolves Protected for a forum about wolves in Michigan. We will discuss the science and the politics behind the wolf hunt.
Dr. Vucetich is an associate professor at Michigan Technological University’s School of Forest Resources & Environmental Science, and serves as co-director of the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Project, the longest continuous study of any predator-prey system in the world. Dr. Vucetich is also co-director of the Conservation Ethics Group and author of more than 75 scholarly publications on a range of environmental topics, including wolves living in Isle Royale, Yellowstone National Park, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the desert southwest, Canada and Scandinavia.
Michael Markarian is Chief Program and Policy Officer of The HSUS. He also serves as president of The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The HSUS providing direct care, food, and medical treatment to thousands of animals each year at its wildlife rehabilitation centers and animal sanctuaries.
Additionally, as president of the Humane Society Legislative Fund, he oversees the lobbying and political activity of that affiliate. Markarian’s work on animal issues has been featured in newspapers and magazines across the country, and he has appeared on major television networks such as CNN, MSNBC, FOX News, and on NBC’s “Today Show.”