Geography Colloquium: The Mad Dog Initiative – Identifying and Mitigating Invasive Species Threats in Madagascar

Published: September 27th, 2019

Category: Featured, News

Image courtesy Dr. Kim Valenta

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.

 

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