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Scientist in the Spotlight: Carnivore Conservation with Mark Chynoweth

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery - Naturalist Lab

Meet University of Utah biologist Mark Chynoweth and discover why large carnivores and other wildlife species are important as a natural resource. Gray wolves are often a source of human-wildlife conflict, but they play an important role as a top predator. See the equipment used in the field as Mark demonstrates what goes into capturing, tagging and tracking gray wolves. See how exciting it is to work as a wildlife biologist: learn about the challenges involved in tracking and capturing large carnivores and how to safely conduct wildlife research. 


Included in Museum Admission