Careers in Conservation 2018!
Our 3rd annual Careers in Conservation conference will be taking place on February 24th, from 10am to 3:30pm, in Boylston Hall. Free, with lunch included. Registration is required.
9:30 – Registration Opens
10:00 – Welcome and Keynote Address
Prof. David Foster, Director of Harvard Forest; "From Science to Action and Back: Academia and Conservation Aligned."
11:00-11:45 – Workshops Session 1
11:50-12:35 – Workshops Session 2
12:35-1:35 – Networking Lunch
Lunch is graciously donated by Bon Me and JP Licks.
1:40-2:25 - Interdisciplinary Panel of Conservation Professionals: Preparing for a Conservation Career in a Challenging Political Environment
2:30-3:00 – Closing Remarks
Workshop Sessions and Speakers:
1. The Science of Conservation: Coral Reef Conservation in the Anthropocene; led by Aaron Hartmann, Hrdy Fellow in Conservation Biology at Harvard University
2. Environmental Law: Pathways and Perspectives; led by Harvard Environmental Law Society
3. Have Your Voice Heard! Engaging in Conservation and Environmental Advocacy Work; led by Kelsey Lamp, Environment America
4. Conservation Finance: An Innovative Approach to Conservation; led by Spencer Meyer, Highstead Foundation
5. It Takes a Village: How the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services "Does Conservation" in the Post Modern Era; led by Matt Poole, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
Emily Norton, The Sierra Club
Paul Phifer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Emily Green, Conservation Law Foundation
Induction Class of Spring 2017 Announced
We are incredibly excited to announce the official induction of another batch of burgeoning young conservationists into the Conservation Society! As is customary, all of these individuals have been enthusiastically recommended by their project leaders for their excellent work throughout the past semester and have shown dedication to our organization and our cause. Welcome to these awesome conservationists!
Mary Katherine DeWane '20
Mario Gutierrez '20
Anthony Henriquez '20
Sophie Pesek '20
Christie Tzelios '18
Jaelithe Virgin-Downey '20
Selena Zhao '20
Xilin Zhou '20
HCCS Does a Beach Cleanup!
On a warm Saturday in the beginning of April, a group of HCCSers took the T to Carson Beach in South Boston to pick up some trash and enjoy the sunshine. Check out the pictures below, and then head over to the Forum Conservianum to read Mary Katherine's blog post about it!
Careers in Conservation 03.25.17
HCCS's second annual Careers in Conservation Conference was a success! Thank you to everyone who joined us, and a special thanks to all of our wonderful speakers and presenters, as well as our sponsors Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard OCS, Harvard University Center for the Environment, Harvard Undergraduate Council, Bon Me Foods, J.P. Licks, and Iggy's Bread.
To read more about it, click the photo above! And for more photos, check out our Facebook page!
Induction Class of Fall 2016 Announced
We are more than proud to announce the official induction of 19 new members into our fold. All of them have been voted in by their project leaders for their excellent conservation work, and will be using their passion to guide this organization into a new year. Here are their names! Add them on Facebook, ask them about conservation, and expect them to do great things!
Ike Jin Park
Summer Blogs 2016
Our members' summer blogs for 2016 are up! Click here to read about what our members were up to this past summer; and don't forget to check out our new Forum Conservianum--the source for all of your HCCS conservation musings!
Careers in Conservation Conference 03.05.16
HCCS co-hosted a networking conference with the Women for Wildlife Network, connecting over a hundred participants from various schools in the area to representatives from major conservation organizations, including Conservation International, Panthera, and The Nature Conservancy. If you missed the conference, click here to see Harvard's write-up, or watch the video below of our panelists from Women for Wildlife.