Learn more about these incredible species and the innovative work being done to study and protect them in the Garden State.Their recovery is due largely to the work of devoted biologists and faithful volunteers from Conserve Wildlife Foundation and the State Endangered & Nongame Species Program.
The presenter, David Wheeler is the Executive Director of the nonprofit Conserve Wildlife Foundation (CWF). Mr. Wheeler has worked on wildlife conservation and environmental issues in New Jersey and beyond for more than a decade. He is the author of the 2011 book "Wild New Jersey: Nature Adventures in the Garden State", and a contributor to the 2014 book, "Bald Eagles in the Meadowlands and Beyond". Mr. Wheeler earned his M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business and his B.A. from American University in Washington DC.
Conserve Wildlife Foundation is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and preservation of New Jersey’s endangered and threatened wildlife and the habitats they depend on. CWF carries out their mission by researching and managing rare animal species, restoring habitat, educating New Jersey’s residents and engaging volunteers in our conservation projects. Since 1990, CWF scientists and educators have helped conserve and protect a variety of at-risk species of wildlife in New Jersey, the most densely populated state in the nation and beyond.