NRDems Forum: Red Wolf Revival: The Opportunities and Challenges of Recovering Endangered Species

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 Time: 12:30 PM

Red Wolf Revival is a short film about the last remaining wild population of red wolves. Centered on the historic recovery effort in Eastern North Carolina, the film documents the multifaceted struggle to reintroduce one of the rarest animals on earth in the face of cultural, economic, and biological challenges in North Carolina. Following the film, a panel of experts discussed the opportunities and challenges of recovering endangered and threatened species to ensure that they are able to survive on their own in the wild.

Witnesses

  1. Dr. Maile Neel
    Ecologist
    University of Maryland
  2. Dr. Ron Sutherland
    Biologist
    Wildlands Network
  3. Susannah Smith
    Film Producer
    Red Wolf Revival
  4. Carson Barylak
    Campaigns Officer
    IFAW
    Washington D.C.

Related Photos

Ranking Member Raul Grijalva speaks on the success of the Endangered Species Act and the revival of the red wolves Congresswoman Debbie Dingell encourages Endangered Species Act legislation to be based on science not the whims of politics