Conservation Dinner Series: Dr. Kate Lundquist and Brock Dolman of Bring Back the Beaver join us in the elephant room after dinner to give a talk about beavers. The conservation dinner series is complimentary to all dinner guests.
Kate Lundquist co-directs the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center’s WATER Institute and the Bring Back the Beaver Campaign. Kate is a conservationist, educator, ecological artist and wildland tender. She collaborates with landowners, communities, tribes, conservation organizations and resource agencies to uncover obstacles, identify strategic solutions, and implement beaver-based restoration treatments to conserve watersheds, recover listed species, increase water security and build resilience to climate change (www.oaec.org/beaver).
Brock Dolman is a co-founder of the Sonoma County based Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (www.oaec.org), where he co-directs with Kate Lundquist the WATER Institute’s Bring Back the Beaver Campaign (https://oaec.org/projects/bring-back-the-beaver-campaign/). He is a wildlife biologist & watershed ecologist who has been actively promoting the idea of Rewilding Beaver in California since the early 2000’s. He was given Salmonid Restoration Federation’s coveted Golden Pipe Award in 2012: ” …for his leading role as a proponent of ‘working with beavers’ to restore native salmon habitat.”