Geography Colloquium: The Mad Dog Initiative – Identifying and Mitigating Invasive Species Threats in Madagascar
The Mad Dog Initiative – Identifying and Mitigating Invasive Species Threats in Madagascar
Speaker: Dr. Kim Valenta
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida
Thursday, October 3, 2019
2:50-3:50 PM (Period 8)
Turlington Hall Room 3018
University of Florida
All are welcome to attend.
Since 2013, The Mad Dog Initiative has worked to humanely reduce cat and dog presence in and around Madagascar’s protected areas, while also monitoring endemic biodiversity in the world’s hottest hot spot. This is the story of the mishaps, wins and losses of addressing a slippery problem in a far away place.