The Last Word by Andrew Wyatt
Few issues fire the passion and regulatory zeal that wildlife does. Wildlife policy is as critical as it is contentious. Conservation, research, business and environmental advocacy dovetail in a volatile brew of science, emotion and politics. Government, the environmental NGO’s, academics and private business all compete to have their interests recognized as priority points of view.
Welcome to The Last Word, where we will discuss wildlife issues with an eye toward constructive debate. Broader understanding of key issues will encourage effective communication with legislative and regulatory bodies. My goal is to facilitate the effective use of quality information and provide a framework for action. Some of the topics we will explore include:
- Grass roots advocacy.
- Conservation and fundraising.
- Best management practices and accreditation.
- Lacey Act, Endangered Species Act and CITES.
- Branding and social media.
- Lawsuits and public policy.
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