Plenary Session

WAFWA 2019 Annual Conference

The following schedule is for the plenary session on Monday, July 13, 2019 from 8:00am - 12:00pm (subject to change). Presenter biographies will be posted here soon. Please check back for updates. 

Monday, July 13, 2019 | 8:00am - 12:00pm
8:00am Presentation of Colors
U.S. and Canadian National Anthems
8:15am Welcome to Kansas!
Brad Loveless – Secretary, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
8:30am Habitat Management Assistance in a Private Lands State
Jake George – Wildlife Division Director, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
9:00am Lesser Prairie Chicken Response to Changing Landscapes and Climate
Dr. David Haukos – Unit Leader, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
9:30am Managing Aquatic Resources in the Anthropocene
Dr. Keith Gido – Professor, Division of Biology, Kansas State University
10:00am Break
10:15am A Conservation Easement Stewardship Initiative for the Flint Hills
Brian Obermeyer – Landscape Programs Manager, The Nature Conservancy Kansas
10:45am Adaptive Regenerate Complex Systems
Ted Alexander – Alexander Ranch
11:15am Delivering Grassland Conservation and Management on Kansas Working Lands
Tony Ifland – Kansas Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
11:30am Thinking Outside the Cow
Jane Koger – Homestead Ranch
12:00pm Closing Remarks
Brad Loveless – Secretary, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

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