CAC: Information for Prospective Participants
CAC is a multi-faceted program, with many
branches, all reaching out to promote wildlife
conservation in different ways. Here are the activities planned for 2015-16.
1. CAC Web
One of the most successful
arms of the CAC program is our web site at
www.conservenature.org. This year, we will develop additional
content and interactive features in order to
further engage the public in issues related to wildlife
If you are interested in contributing to effort, please stop by to
see DrN in HSC-203.
You can learn about the many ways to get involved.
2. CAC Video
Throughout the school year, the CAC program
will develop educational video programs focused on the wonders of
the world's wildlife. To learn more,
Tools and Tusks
In January 2016, CAC will travel to
Tanzania in Africa to study chimpanzees in the context of forest
ecology, and to study elephants in the context of savannah ecology. For more information
about participating in this effort, please click
4. CAC Sea to Shore
During Spring Break, CAC
will travel to California to study giant redwood forests, and the
Big Sur coastal landscape. Expected observations of grey whales,
elephant seals, sea lions, harbor seals, sea otters, California
condors, and 100+ additional species of birds. For more
information about participating in this project, please click
Flyways - The Importance of Wetlands for Migratory
This branch of CAC will
focus on the wonders of birds, and the way that bird migration connects
our local wildlfie to that in the tropics. Participants in this effort will host
field trips for middle-school children in May & June at our local Nat'l
Wildlife Refuge. To learn more, click
6. CAC at the
Buffalo Zoo and Marineland of Canada
During the Summer of 2016, a CAC representative will deliver
conservation-focused programs at the Buffalo Zoo and at Marineland
of Canada. This
is a paid summer position. To learn more, click
The CAC program has already reached
via our live presentations and via our web pages.
This program combines the study of
wildlife in their natural habitat with a chance to
shape positive attitudes in the next generation of citizens.
It is special program for special people. If you think you might be one of those
people -- someone who want to help make the world a better place --
I look forward to having you join the CAC team!