Congratulations to Kaggie Orrick!

Kaggie Orrick’s journey in conservation traces back to her semester abroad with Round River in the fall of 2008 in Namibia.  During this experience, she was exposed to various conservation initiatives, including assisting with Save the Rhino Trust projects, conducting Ximenia (sour plum) transects, and participating in mapping exercises to understand wildlife movements.  It was…

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A fond farewell to Kim Heinemeyer

Round River’s Conservation Science Leader, Kimberly Heinemeyer, has resigned after 24 years of exemplary service and accomplishments. Kim provided direction and assistance to Round River’s work in Canada including the Great Bear Coast Information Team Ecosystem Spatial Analysis, Taku River Tlingit Land Use Plan, Muskwa-Kechika Management Area Conservation Design, Southern Lakes Initiative, Yukon North Slope…

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T’akú Tlatsini IPCA

T’akú Tlatsini (Places that Make Us Strong) Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area Round River is excited to share news of a major conservation advancement for the Taku River Tlingit First Nation, with the announcement of an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area (IPCA). Round River first met with the Taku River Tlingit First Nation in 1998. At…

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Transatlantic perspectives on Conservation and Wildlife Management

Maggie Triska, conservation scientist at RRCS, was invited to join 30 researchers in Paradise Valley, Montana for a workshop entitled: Transatlantic perspectives on Conservation and Wildlife Management. Participants came from government agencies, universities, and nonprofit organizations – with half arriving from Germany. The workshop took place at the end of May over 3 days and…

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Leaders in Chilean Patagonia Agree to Strengthen Conservation—and Communities

Leaders in Chilean Patagonia Agree to Strengthen Conservation—and Communities Pact among mayors, governors, civic organizations, and academics puts nature protection at the center of local development March 7, 2022 By: Makarena Roa, The Pew Charitable Trusts In a move designed to guarantee that the effective protection of national parks and reserves in Chilean Patagonia improves…

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Wolverines in a changing landscape and warming climate

Round River Science Director Kim Heinemeyer is a coauthor on a new paper in the journal Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 34, April 2022, e02019, “Wolverines (Gulo gulo) in a changing landscape and warming climate: A decadal synthesis of global conservation ecology research.” Abstract Wolverines are vulnerable to multiple, widespread, increasing forms of human activity so…

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Trent Alvey Cleans Out Her Closet for A Career-Spanning Retrospective

Round River board member and artist Trent Alvey was featured in a recent article in the artists of utah magazine 15 bytes BY ANN POORE, AUGUST 26, 2021 – http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/trent-alvey/ Looking ahead to retirement some years down the road (her husband’s, that is; artists just don’t), Trent Alvey knew that the office building the couple had invested in…

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