Five iLCP Fellows will present at FotoDC’s marquis Photo Talks event. See the FotoDC website for details.
WiLDspeak is a one day symposium with presentations, discussions, learning, and inspiration from some of the world’s leading nature and wildlife photographers, scientists, and conservation program implementers. Together, we will explore how visual media can best contribute to successful conservation communications and outcomes all around the globe. See our WiLDSPEAK page for more information!
The most biodiverse place on Earth, Ecuador’s Yasuni National Park is under threat. Having been associated with the Yasuni for 25 years, Pete will discuss how he has tried to raise the profile of the “Green Hell” and the “Savages” that call the park home in the eyes of the Ecuadorian people. If the goal […]
Tim will discuss his 20 years of collaborating with local and international NGOs to protect and preserve the natural habitats of Borneo’s orangutans.
False Bay in South Africa is the battleground of two formidable and opposing ocean currents – the Agulhas in the east and the Benguela in the west. Warm and cold swirl together to create a unique ecosystem that hosts a rare diversity of fish species. Before the exploitation of False Bay began, a bewildering array […]
Southwest Alaska is a vast complex of lakes, rivers, streams, and tundra that drain into Bristol Bay and support the most productive salmon fishery in the world. The landscape is defined by some of America’s most spectacular and least known national parks, Katmai and Lake Clark; two national wildlife refuges, Becharof and Togiak; the largest […]
We will offer a light lunch in the Carnegie Ballroom. Please bring your own beverage containers as we are making every attempt to make WiLDSPEAK as green as possible. Sponsor tables will be open and auction images on display. There will be plenty of time and space to network and connect with the presenters, the […]
Doors will open at 8:30 for registration. In an effort to keep this event green, we will be using recycled lanyards for everyone’s name tags. Please bring one or more old lanyards from previous conferences to use and share with those who might forget! In a completely unscientific personal judgement call, check-in staff will select […]
Mangroves, the forests forming the transition between land and sea, provide numerous ecosystem services. Mangroves protect the shoreline and provide essential nursery habitat for many species. Despite these benefits, we continue to destroy them at an alarming rate; so fast in fact, that in the last 50 years we have lost almost 50% of the […]
Stories of success in nature conservation are much rarer than those of defeat. Yet restoration of Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is one of such rare examples. Completely destroyed during a 20-year civil war, Gorongosa was able to rebound thanks to a unique partnership between a US-based NGO and the Mozambican government. An important tool […]
Panelists will discuss how imagery has been used in a regional effort to establish 20% of the Mesoamerican Reef as no-take zones. In this effort, iLCP partnered with the Summit Foundation, Healthy Reefs Initiative, Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI), and the Smithsonian Marine Station to create a visual media campaign to encourage local fishing communities in […]
Carlton Ward Jr. has been working for years on the Florida Wildlife Corridor that aims to connect, protect, and restore corridors of conserved lands and waters essential for the survival of Florida’s diverse wildlife.
In 2015 iLCP partnered with local Panamanian scientific organizations, the ministry of the interior and international conservation organizations like UNDP, the Smithsonian, and Island Conservation for a a multi-expedition effort to document the marine and terrestrial treasure that is Coíba Island and its National Marine Park. Facing modern day threats, the goal of this project […]
Shari Sant Plummer, iLCP’s Board of Directors Chair, will close with her reflections on the day and a decade of iLCP.
iLCP Fellows and Affiliates create hundreds of environmental videos and films every year. In this program, we will present a series of short videos on conservation topics taking place all over the world. Check our site in late October for an update on the screening line-up. This program is free and can be attended as […]
Join the WiLDSPEAK presenters and sponsors for an evening of fun. Silent and live auctions promise some great deals on photography prints and other goodies. Light fare and open bar.