WHAT’S A FIELD TALK?

In-Depth Conservation Conversations

Experience life on the front lines of wildlife conservation with the biologists, animal experts, and wildlife advocates who are making a difference for threatened species around the globe…and all from the comfort of your favorite chair!

Mabula Ground Hornbill Project

In this Virtual Field Talk, we will “travel” to South Africa to learn from Dr. Lucy Kemp about the work of the Mabula Ground Hornbill Project and conserving an African icon.

African Penguins & SANCCOB

In this Virtual Field Talk, we will “travel” to South Africa to learn about SANCCOB, an international body dedicated to seabird rehabilitation. Dr. David Roberts will chat about a day in the life of a penguin vet and some of his current cases and other interesting cases that he has seen.

Warning: this video contains images of injured and/or dead animals in a medical setting that may be sensitive to certain viewers.

Maryland Native Species

In this Virtual Field Talk, we don’t need to travel any further than our beautiful state of Maryland to hear from Dr. Cindy P. Driscoll, State Fish & Wildlife Veterinarian for Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR)! Dr. Driscoll is the first wildlife and aquatic veterinarian for Maryland and works with all wildlife species in our state.

Warning: this video contains images of injured and/or dead animals in a medical setting that may be sensitive to certain viewers.

Okapi Conservation Project

In this Virtual Field Talk, we will travel with Lucas Meers to the Democratic Republic of Congo–by way of his home base in Florida–to learn about the work of the Okapi Conservation Project. Join us to hear about the challenges facing this endangered species and the efforts by and with the local community to protect them.