Jacalyn Beck has won the Vera M. Wallach Scholarship in Wildlife Conservation. In addition to being a prestigious prize, the monetary component of this scholarship will support Jacalyn's research addressing the factors associated with carnivore depredation of livestock in the Maasai Steppe of Northern Tanzania.
Congratulations to Arthur Muneza for his award of the Glassen Conservation Fellowship. This prestigious prize will enable Arthur to continue his research assessing the impact of Giraffe Skin Disease on giraffe populations throughout East Africa. Excellent work Arthur!
Susan-Rose Njambi Maingi wins the 2017 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Association Graduate Scholarship. Congratulations Susan!
Congratulations to Roselyn Kaihula for receiving the 'Transformative Leadership' award from the MasterCard Foundation at MSU. Well-deserved Roselyn!
Arthur Muneza has been featured on NTV Wild in an episode called "Disappearing Giraffes." You can see it here on this link.
Tutilo Mudumba has been on the receiving end of three of the most prestigious awards in conservation biology. Tutilo has recently been awarded the;
Recent M.S. graduate Arthur Muneza is the new East African Coordinator of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation. Furthermore, Arthur continues his contribution to RECaP as a Ph.D. student in the lab. Arthur's Ph.D. research is being generously supported by the Leiden Conservation Foundation and will address issues affecting the conservation of giraffes in the East African region. Congratulations to Arthur as the first Leiden Conservation Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in RECaP.
RECaP's Snares to Wares Initiative has been featured on the Big Ten Network. Click on this link to read the article.
Congratulations are very much in order for Sophia Jingo who has been selected as the 2016 Young Women Conservation Biology (YWCB) Award Winner by the Society for Conservation Biology. This award recognizes Sophia's outstanding contribution to the Snares to Wares Initiative, to the communities of people living on the periphery of national parks in Uganda, and to the conservation of large carnivores in Uganda. The award will be officially presented to Sophia at the 3rd Africa Congress for Conservation Biology (ACCB), in El Jadida, Morocco this September. Congratulations Sophia!
Thanks to the incredible support of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University and especially Communications Manager Eileen Gianiodis and Producer/Director Dave Ellis in covering our Snares to Wares Initiative. The College has prepared a large cover story with a 2-part video series. Check it out here.
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