Florida Panther Symposium



Chris Beldon, "Florida Panther Reintroduction Feasability Study"

Darrell Land, "Challenges of Florida Panther Conservation"

Daniel Smith, "Habitat Connectivity: Pathways and Roadblocks"

Erin Meyers, "Florida Panther Conservation"

Joe Guthrie, "Follow The Beasts: The Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition"

Jennifer Hecker, "Florida Panther Habitat Protection and Expansion: An Environmental Policy Perspective"

Michael Lusk, "Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and Surrounding Landscape"

Richard Hilsenbeck, "Florida Panther Habitat Conservation & Connectivity"

Tom Hoctor, "Wide-ranging Species Conservation"







Darrell Land, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Panther Team leader.
Erin Myers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners Program private lands biologist.
Richard A. Hilsenbeck, Ph.D., director of conservation projects for The Nature Conservancy, St. Augustine, Florida.
Chris Belden, former Florida panther recovery coordinator (retired).


Michael Lusk, Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge manager.



Post-symposium Field Trip





























Sponsored by University of Florida’s Levin College of Law Conservation Clinic and GreenLaw, the Center for Biological Diversity, and Sierra Club Florida

Food sponsorship provided by Fresh Market, Trader Joe’s, Kangaroo and Bagels Unlimited.

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Florida panther photo by Ethan Oringel/Flickr


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