Florida's Wildlife: On the Frontline of Climate Change

October 1-3, 2008   •  Rosen PLAZA, Orlando

Summit Updates and News:

What's next?

Since the summit, the FWC has formed an oversight board for climate change. One of the first tasks will be to take the results of the climate change break-out sessions and develop an agency strategic plan. When completed, this plan will be a vehicle for both internal and external communications.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Report on Summit

Workshop Summaries

For detailed description regarding each Workshop, please see the agenda

Podcasts: Speaker Interviews with Tim O'Neil

Wildlife Summit: Interview with Thomas Eason, Ph.D.

We talk with Thomas Eason of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Thomas is the Conservation Initiatives Coordinator for FWC and he talks about the FWC's current efforts and the challenges we face in the not so distant future.

Wildlife Summit: Interview with John Cooper

Senior Advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center, an incubator for solutions to the tough national challenges of our time. The center engages top political figures, issues advocates, academics and business leaders to develop constructive, pragmatic, politically viable policies. John was also instrumental in creating the new book "Season's End", Global warmings threat to fishing and hunting. He has years of field experience and sees the big picture. Listen as we discuss Global Warming and the impacts on today and tomorrow.

Wildlife Summit: Interview with Margo Stahl

We interview Ms. Margo Stahl with the US Deptartment of Fish and Wildlife as we talk more about climate change and the impacts in Florida already and the years to come. Margo has over 20 years of first hand experience in the field and has been the Site Manager for Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge for 7 years.

Wildlife Summit: Interview with Dr. Harold Wanless

Join us and listen to Dr Harold Wanless discusses the ocean effects of climate change and the potential changes in our oceans and environment. The threat of raising oceans is real and impactful. Dr Wanless is a professor and Chairman of the Department of Geological Sciences at University of Miami. He has been studying the oceans for over 30 years.

Wildlife Summit: Interview with John Kostyack

Listen to our discussion with Mr. John Kostyack, Executive Director, Wildlife Conservation and Global Warming, for National Wildlife Federation about climate change and the impacts it is having and will have in the future. Very insightful and provoking. John tells a compelling story

Wildlife Summit: Interview with Dr. Jean Brennan

Join us and listen to our interview with Dr Jean Brennan, Defenders of Wildlife Senior Climate Change Scientist andRecognized Member Recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Award to the IPCCas we talk about the effects of climate change. Jean has the big picture and discusses the subject masterfully.

Jean served as a member of the U.S. Delegation at international negotiations under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Brennan shares the Nobel Peace Prize for her "substantial contribution to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 to the IPCC." Jean is the author of the 2008 report, Reducing the Impact of Global Warming on Wildlife

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