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Sunday, September 24
 

7:30am

Networking Breakfast
Sunday September 24, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Where Do We Stand?
A look at recent data gives insight into the complicated global picture surrounding global cat conservation. This session is a comprehensive overview of current species numbers, critical issues impacting wild cat populations and current trends associated with threats, conservation efforts, and global policy.  

Facilitator
avatar for Dereck Joubert

Dereck Joubert

Filmmaker, Explorer and Conservationist
Dereck Joubert is a world renown and award-winning, filmmaker, explorer and conservationist. He is one of just 12 National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, and has worked primarily in Africa on big cats for over 30 years.  He has dedicated his life to saving the wild places that protect the large iconic species, and as a founder of the Big Cats Initiative with National Geographic, has led an effort that has... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Jonathan Baille

Dr. Jonathan Baille

Chief Scientist and SVP of Grants at the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Dr. Jonathan Baillie is the Chief Scientist and SVP of Grants at the National Geographic Society. Baillie leads grant-making in the areas of science and exploration across a variety of disciplines and serves as vice chair of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Researc... Read More →
avatar for Thomas Lovejoy

Thomas Lovejoy

Professor - Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University
Thomas Lovejoy is a professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University and a senior fellow at the United Nations Foundation, based in Washington, DC. Lovejoy has served on science and environmental councils under the Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations and was also the World... Read More →
avatar for George Schaller

George Schaller

Field biologist, Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera
George Schaller is a field biologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society and Panthera.  He has studied and helped protect such species as the mountain gorilla, tiger, giant panda, and snow leopard.  These have been the basis for his books, among them The Year of the Gorilla, The Serengeti... Read More →


Sunday September 24, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

The Commerce of Cats
With profits funding organized crime syndicates, terrorism and global destabilization, the sale of feline body parts is just one of the pieces in the complicated puzzle of illegal wildlife trafficking. Legal commerce around cats extends broadly into fashion, exotic pets, game farms and trophy hunting.

Facilitator
avatar for Michelle Gadd, Ph.D.

Michelle Gadd, Ph.D.

Program Officer, Africa Programs, US Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of International Conservation
Michelle has worked for the US Fish & Wildlife Service since 2005, where she oversees programs to support elephant and rhino populations across sub-Saharan Africa.  Prior to joining USFWS, she spent more than a decade in the field: catching frogs in Kenya and DRC and studying elephants in Kenya, South Africa and... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Debbie Banks

Debbie Banks

Campaign Leader for Tigers & Wildlife Crime, Environmental Investigation Agency
Debbie Banks (MSc Conservation), is Campaign Leader for Tigers & Wildlife Crime at the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). She has been with EIA since 1996, investigating, exposing and campaigning against the illegal and unsustainable destruction of tiger habitat, illegal trade in tigers and other Asian big cats, and tiger... Read More →
avatar for Carson Barylak

Carson Barylak

Campaigns Officer, International Fund for Animal Welfare
Carson is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Washington, D.C. office. She leads IFAW’s U.S. big cats in captivity policy campaign and spearheads legislative efforts related to predator control reform, endangered species conservation, and public l... Read More →
avatar for Andrea Crosta

Andrea Crosta

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Elephant Action League
Andrea has over 25 years of experience in conservation projects around the world and, in a parallel professional career, he has been working for 17 years as an international consultant to companies and governmental agencies on high-end security technologies & services, homeland security, anti-piracy, investigations and risk management. He... Read More →
avatar for Masha Kalinina

Masha Kalinina

Humane Society International
Masha Kalinina, Esq, specializes in wildlife policy at Humane Society International. She advocates for increased legal protections for lions, leopards, giraffes, and others, under the U.S. Endangered Species Act and CITES. Masha also leads the campaign to end trophy hunting. Educ... Read More →


Sunday September 24, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

11:30am

Lunch and a Movie: Cat Films in Production
Sunday September 24, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

1:00pm

Landscapes + Corridors
Wild cats need to inhabit vast corridors or landscape to thrive. As our planet’s population continues to increase and human encroachment takes over more of more critical habitat, cats and entire ecosystems are fast disappearing. This session takes a close look at a few strategic interventions and partnerships devised to preserve existing habitat, expand remaining wilderness, ensure better land-use and infrastructure planning and reopen wildlife corridors.

Facilitator
avatar for Joe Walston

Joe Walston

Vice President for Global Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society
Joe Walston is the Vice President for Global Conservation, overseeing WCS’s portfolio of field-based programs across 60 countries in Africa, Asia, North America, Latin America and Caribbean, as well as the Marine realm and the Wildlife Health Program. He has spent 15 years living in South East Asia (Viet Nam and Cambodia), the Congo Basin (Gabon) and Southern Africa (Zambia) before moving to New York in... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Beth Pratt- Bergstrom

Beth Pratt- Bergstrom

California Director, The National Wildlife Federation
A lifelong advocate for wildlife, Beth Pratt-Bergstrom has worked in Yosemite and Yellowstone, and currently serves as the California Director for The National Wildlife Federation. She leads the #SaveLACougars campaign, featured in the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, BBC World Service, the Los Angeles... Read More →
avatar for Rodney Jackson

Rodney Jackson

Founder-Executive Director, Snow Leopard Conservancy
Dr. Rodney Jackson, Founder-Executive Director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy in Sonoma, California, is widely considered to be the world’s leading expert on snow leopards. Having dedicated his life to protecting this rare and elusive cat, he considers his work on alleviating hu... Read More →
avatar for Peter Lindsey

Peter Lindsey

Conservation Initiatives Director, Wildlife Conservation Network
Peter works for Wildlife Conservation Network as their Conservation Initiatives Director and manages the Lion Recovery Fund. Peter studied at Oxford University and the University of Pretoria, qualifying with a PhD in 2003. He has now worked on African wildlife through conservatio... Read More →
avatar for Leandro Silveira, PhD

Leandro Silveira, PhD

Founder, Jaguar Conservation Fund
Leandro Silveira, is a Brazilian biologist with a PHD in jaguar ecology and conservation from | University of Brasília. A member of the IUCN cat specialist group, Dr. Silveira has dedicated | his career to studying the jaguar and its main prey species. In 2002 Dr. Silveira, together | with his wife, biologist Ana... Read More →
avatar for Dr. Kim Young-Overton

Dr. Kim Young-Overton

Director Cheetah Program, Panthera
Kim’s career has focused on the spatial requirements of large mammals at vast spatial scales across southern Africa with emphasis on the consequences of human disturbances on their movements and demography.  She is currently leading the conservation of a habitat network for large carnivores across the vast Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area; the... Read More →


Sunday September 24, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

2:30pm

From Conflict to Coexistence
Predators and humans have been in a conflict battle for millennia – from farmers and livestock, to urban dwellers, wild cats have always been feared and persecuted. How do we change the pictures of the past to envelope a new strategy and paradigm that encompasses a more harmonious co-existence?  This session will examine strategies from around the world that are making a positive impact, and creating new ways for humans and wild cats to live side by side.

Facilitator
avatar for Ginette Hemley

Ginette Hemley

Senior Vice President for Wildlife Conservation, WWF
Ginette Hemley, Senior Vice President for Wildlife Conservation, oversees WWF’s programs to secure a future in the wild for some of the world’s most endangered species.  Under Hemley’s leadership, WWF is designing and executing high-impact strategies for wildlife protection and species recovery, including community-based conservation approaches; eliminating urgent threats such as the illegal wildlife trade by applying new technologies and reducing demand; and mobilizing large-scale public, political, and financial support for long-term species and habitat conservation... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ignacio Jiménez-Pérez

Ignacio Jiménez-Pérez

Wildlife Reintroduction Program Coordinator, The Conservation Land Trust, Argentina
Originally from Spain, Ignacio has extensive international experience in conservation. He has coordinated research and management projects with manatees in Costa Rica and Nicaragua and with golden-crowned sifakas in Madagascar, worked on wetlands and protected areas in El Salvado... Read More →
avatar for Beverly Joubert

Beverly Joubert

Photographer, Filmmaker and Conservationist
Beverly Joubert is an award winning photographer, filmmaker and conservationist. She is also a National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, and a founder of the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative, triggered by comparing the 8 Emmy Awards, Peabody, Jackson Hole Grand Teton awards against declining big cats numbers in the same span of a career. They have now... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Ole Sambu

Daniel Ole Sambu

Predator Protection Program Coordinator, Big Life Foundation
Daniel is an elder in the Maasai community, a natural leader and dedicated conservationist. He has over 10 years experience working with communities and partners to protect the Amboseli-Tsavo ecosystem and its predators. During his time with the Predator Protection Program he has helped significantly reduce retaliatory killing of predators, namely... Read More →
avatar for Alexandra Zimmermann

Alexandra Zimmermann

Head of Conservation Science, Chester Zoo
Alexandra Zimmermann is the founding Chair of the IUCN SSC Task Force on Human Wildlife Conflict, as well as Head of Conservation Science at Chester Zoo, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit of Oxford University. Her work on human-wildlife conflict has included elephants and lions in India, tigers in Nepal, bears in Bolivia, jaguars in Brazil and across Latin America, armadillos in Brazil, and fruit bats in Mauritius. She has developed several community-based human-wildlife conflict initiatives, led four UK government Darwin Initiative projects, and works with NGOs and governments to develop conflict mitigation strategies, particularly in South Asia and Latin America. She also supervises doctoral and postdoctoral research on various aspects of human-wildlife conflict around the world. She studied at the University of Leeds, the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, Harvard University, and gained her doctorate from the University of... Read More →


Sunday September 24, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

4:00pm

Community Empowerment
Preserving the world’s wild cats can benefit the entire ecosystem they inhabit. For conservation to be successful and sustainable, it must raise up communities through education, human services, commerce and economic growth. This session will take an in-depth look at sustainable and diverse ideas to empower, engage, and enhance local communities that are an integral part of the wild cat’s landscape.

Facilitator
avatar for Laly Lichtenfeld, PhD.

Laly Lichtenfeld, PhD.

Co-Founder and Executive Director, African People & Wildlife
Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld believes wild animals and humans can coexist in harmony. A long-time resident of Tanzania, Laly co-founded African People & Wildlife in 2005 to help rural communities conserve and benefit from their wildlife and natural resources. Laly received her Ph.D. from Yale University in wildlife ecology and social ecology. Laly is a Distinguished Alumni of the Yale Tropical Resources Institute, a National Geographic Explorer, and a recipient of the 2016 Lowell Thomas Award for open space... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Heydlauff

Andrea Heydlauff

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, African Parks
Andrea Heydlauff is the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages national parks and protected areas on behalf of governments across Africa. They have the largest amount of area, six and a half million hectares under management, and the largest counter-poaching force, with 850 rangers, for any one NGO on the continent. Prior to joining African Parks, Andrea was the founding employee of Panthera where she served as Senior Vice President for eight years and helped establish them as a leading big cat conservation organization. Before that, she managed the Tiger Program for the Wildlife Conservation Society across nine countries in Asia, and was a co-author on... Read More →
avatar for Mateus Mutemba

Mateus Mutemba

Warden, Gorongosa National Park
Mateus Mutemba was born in Mozambique in 1972. He received a Masters in Public Policy from The Australian National University in 2005. In 2011 Mutemba became Warden of Gorongosa National Park. He also serves as Board Director for the Gorongosa Project, and as vice-chairman of the General Assembly of... Read More →
avatar for Thandiwe Mweetwa

Thandiwe Mweetwa

Wildlife Biologist and ConservationEducator, Zambian Carnivore Programme
Thandiwe Mweetwa is a wildlife biologist and conservation educator with the non-profit organisation, Zambian Carnivore Programme. Her work focuses on studying lion population dynamics in Luangwa Valley and building local support for the protection of species and other large carnivores. Thandiwe is a National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee and a 2016 National Geographic Emerging... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Snell Rullman

Jennifer Snell Rullman

Assistant Director of Conservation, Snow Leopard Trust
Jennifer Snell Rullman, Assistant Director of Conservation for the Snow Leopard Trust since 2003, guides community-based conservation initiatives, including the Snow Leopard Trust’s flagship program, Snow Leopard Enterprise (SLE) which empowers women in conservation.  Working with colleagues in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, India, and China, she is committed to engaging in positive, long-term models of community-based wildlife conservation... Read More →
avatar for Sejal Worah

Sejal Worah

Program Director, WWF India
Dr. Sejal Worah has worked in the field of natural resource management and sustainable development for over 25 years. She is currently Program Director at WWF India in New Delhi, where she manages and provides strategic direction to an interdisciplinary team of over 250 professionals working on diverse issues ranging from human-wildlife conflict to renewable energy, river pollution to indigenous rights and coral reef conservation to market transformations. Her key area of interest, while managing WWF... Read More →


Sunday September 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

5:00pm

 
Monday, September 25
 

7:00am

Mountain Yoga
Monday September 25, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Trappers Room Jackson Lake Lodge

7:30am

Networking Breakfast
Monday September 25, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Cats in the Shadows
Start your day with an hour of innovation and come ready for inspiration and potential story ideas. Presenters have 8 minutes to share compelling discoveries and big ideas that the world needs to hear. Rarely sighted and difficult to research, this session presents seven amazing stories you have never heard from the world of small and rare cats research and conservation.

Speakers coming soon!

Monday September 25, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

Cecil and Beyond: A Case Study Analysis
These high profile animal stories were focal points of massive media coverage that galvanized unprecedented public engagement and shifted consumer behavior, impacting commercial enterprise and public policy. What can we learn, moving forward?

Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Flocken

Jeff Flocken

North American Regional Director, International Fund for Animal Welfare
Jeffrey Flocken is the North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare where he leads the organization’s team of legislative professionals in the US and Canada advocating for global, national, and local policy initiatives on behalf of animals.  Before this appointment, Mr. Flocken worked for the federal government as an International Affairs Specialist. Mr. Flocken has served as a consultant on numerous movies, books and television shows addressing wildlife conservation... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Carole Baskin

Carole Baskin

Founder & CEO, Big Cat Rescue
Carole Baskin is the Founder and CEO of Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, FL which is home to more than 70 lions, tigers, leopards, cougars, bobcats, servals, caracals and ocelot.  She is working to protect wild cats in the wild by ending the captive trade in them as pets, props and... Read More →
avatar for Ian Michler

Ian Michler

Co-owner, Invent Africa Safaris
Ian has spent the last 27 years working as a safari operator, specialist guide, consultant and photo-journalist across Africa. Currently, he is the Consultant and Lead Character for the campaign documentary Blood Lions (www.bloodlions.org). Ian lives in South Africa where he is co-owner of Invent Africa Safaris... Read More →
avatar for Will Travers, OBE

Will Travers, OBE

President, Born Free Foundation
Will Travers, OBE, is an internationally-renowned wildlife expert and President of the Born | Free Foundation. He co-founded the charity alongside his mother, actress Virginia McKenna | OBE and the late Bill Travers MBE in 1984. The organisation works to stop individual wild | an... Read More →
avatar for Brent Stapelkamp

Brent Stapelkamp

The Soft Foot Alliance Trust
Brent Stapelkamp is a Zimbabwean born conservationist and wildlife photographer who has spent the last decade studying lions and specializing in mitigating the conflict between them and livestock owners in Zimbabwe. He lives with his wife, Laurie Simpson, and their nine year old son... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

11:00am

Gear on the Terrace
Monday September 25, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm
TBA

11:30am

Portfolio Review with National Geographic Photographers
National Geographic Photography Fellow, Charlie Hamilton James, leads a portfolio review. Limited space. Sign up required.

Speakers
avatar for Charlie Hamilton James

Charlie Hamilton James

Photojournalist, National Geographic
Charlie Hamilton James is a photojournalist who specializes in wildlife and conservation. His work requires specialized equipment, much of which he makes. Hamilton James has a particular interest in exposing “the brilliance of nature” in order to better document, understand, and save it. He has been obsessed with... Read More →
avatar for Joe Riis

Joe Riis

Joe Riis, National Geographic
Joe Riis is a wildlife photojournalist, National Geographic contributing photographer, and Expeditions Council grantee. During his pioneering work chronicling the Grand Teton pronghorn migration, he photographed the migration for the first time and campaigned for six wildlife hig... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

12:00pm

30 Minutes with Nat Geo Wild
Speakers
avatar for Janet Han Vissering

Janet Han Vissering

Senior Vice President - Development & Production, Nat Geo WILD
As Senior Vice President of Development and Production for Nat Geo WILD, Janet Han Vissering is responsible for over 150 hours of programming commissioned each year for broadcast in 166 countries, 330 million homes and 34 languages worldwide.  | In her role, Vissering manages WILD's development team, working with the world's leading independent producers, distributors, creative agencies and strategic broadcast partners to create the network's signature series, specials and events. She also provides daily oversight of production to ensure creative continuity and that all network programming objectives are being met... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

12:00pm

Lunch & A Movie
Monday September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

1:00pm

How to Apply for a Nat Geo Grant
Chief Scientist and Senior Vice President of Grants at the National Geographic Society, Jonathan Baillie, leads a session on how to apply for a National Geographic grant.

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Jonathan Baille

Dr. Jonathan Baille

Chief Scientist and SVP of Grants at the National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Dr. Jonathan Baillie is the Chief Scientist and SVP of Grants at the National Geographic Society. Baillie leads grant-making in the areas of science and exploration across a variety of disciplines and serves as vice chair of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Researc... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

2:00pm

A Lion Case Study: Collaboration = Amplification
Join PRIDE Lion Conservation Alliance in a conversation about how their unprecedented collaborative union has enhanced the work of each organization through solutions and fresh ideas. This concept is not only transferable across countries and species, but has the potential to change the way we look at collective collaboration in conservation.

Speakers
avatar for Amy Dickman

Amy Dickman

Director, Ruaha Carnivore Project/PRIDE Lion Conservation Alliance
Amy Dickman, PhD is Director of WildCRU's Ruaha Carnivore Project in Southern Tanzania. With more than 18 years of experience in wild cat conservation, Amy has achieved vital conservation successes in one of Africa’s most important landscapes for large carnivores – the Ruaha Landscape... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Dolrenry

Stephanie Dolrenry

Co-founder and Director of Science, Lion Guardians/PRIDE Lion Conservation Alliance
Stephanie Dolrenry, PhD is Co-founder and Director of Science of Lion Guardians based in Maasailand, Kenya and across sites in East Africa. Stephanie has studied human-wildlife conflict throughout North America and East Africa, and has spent the last 10 years leading a team of lion researchers and Maasai warriors. Stephanie received her PhD from University of Wisconsin, Madison and is a member of the African Lion Working Group, Society for Conservation Biology and The Wildlife Society, and is a research affiliate with the Conservation Conflict Research Institute at the University of Cape Town... Read More →
avatar for Leela Hazzah

Leela Hazzah

Executive Director and Co-founder, Lion Guardians
Leela Hazzah, PhD is Executive Director and Co-founder of Lion Guardians. Leela has worked on conservation issues in East Africa for more than 15 years, where her research focuses on understanding the predictors and motivations behind lion killing in Maasailand, Kenya. Leela’s in... Read More →
avatar for Alayne Oriol-Cotterill, PhD

Alayne Oriol-Cotterill, PhD

Founder and Director, Lion Landscapes
Alayne Oriol-Cotterill, PhD is Founder and Director of Lion Landscapes. She began her field conservation and research career in 1991 and, over the past 25 years, she has spent more time in the field with wild lions than nearly any conservationist alive today. Her vast experience working with diverse teams throughout East and Southern Africa, along with her commitment to research and natural aptitude and resourcefulness in the field, has positioned her as a unique leader and conservation strategist. Through Lion Landscapes, Alayne uses innovative research and conservation initiatives to increase the capacity of stakeholders to manage and conserve their large carnivore... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

2:00pm

Going LIVE: Challenges and Opportunities
LIVE programming is everywhere, saturating our social media feeds and capturing audiences engaged with stories unfolding in real time. This session looks inside effective storytelling via live platform, from a small scale to epic production scale.  

Monday September 25, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

3:00pm

30 Minutes with CuriosityStream
Speakers
avatar for Jorge Franzini

Jorge Franzini

Producer, CuriosityStream
Jorge Franzini has produced and written a wide range of highly acclaimed documentaries for CuriosityStream, including its first original series Destination: Pluto, its first 4K series Underwater Wonders of the National Parks, and the award-nominated Jason Silva special Transhumanism. Outside of his duties as a writer and producer, he works alongside the programming team as a liaison with outside production companies and partners. | Prior to joining CuriosityStream... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Investing in Impact
Philanthropic funding has evolved substantially into impact-driven investment as foundations and private donors strategically evaluate project goals and metrics. Here is a frank conversation with funders about their priorities as they consider projects for support.

Monday September 25, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Camera Trapping
National Geographic Photography Fellow, Charlie Hamilton James, leads a camera trap technology session.

Speakers
avatar for Charlie Hamilton James

Charlie Hamilton James

Photojournalist, National Geographic
Charlie Hamilton James is a photojournalist who specializes in wildlife and conservation. His work requires specialized equipment, much of which he makes. Hamilton James has a particular interest in exposing “the brilliance of nature” in order to better document, understand, and save it. He has been obsessed with... Read More →


Monday September 25, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

4:00pm

Refine Your Pitch
Come prepared to present- you will get a critique and tips to help you prepare for a week filled with opportunities to deliver a concise and compelling project pitch. Be ready for that unexpected moment when you find yourself chatting with a commissioner on the bus or in the food line!

Monday September 25, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

4:30pm

30 Minutes with ZDF Enterprises
Monday September 25, 2017 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

5:00pm

Between Two Firs: Hits and Misses
A take on Zach Galifianakis' Between Two Ferns interviews. Geoff Daniels gets down and dirty in this candid examination of the year’s best, most awkward, and surprising moment, with insights on lessons learned from some of the industry’s most powerful commissioners.

Monday September 25, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

6:00pm

Sunset Reception
Monday September 25, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Re-Wilding the Planet with Kris Tompkins & Greg Carr
E.O. Wilson’s vision of committing 50% of the planet to nature is an achievable notion and this year’s Legacy Award honorees have taken us significantly toward that visionary goal. A conversation with Greg Carr (Gorongosa Restoration Project) and Kris McDivitt Tompkins (Tompkins Conservation) on lessons they have learned as they re-imagine the future of community-driven conservation.

Monday September 25, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge
 
Tuesday, September 26
 

7:00am

Mountain Yoga
Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Trappers Room Jackson Lake Lodge

7:30am

Mentor & Mentee Networking Breakfast
Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Big Metrics / Data

Heavy hitting research/trend/big data person to burst out bubble and tell us what is really on people's minds and what makes things relevant not just in our genre but the economic, political, social, global ecosystem we live in. Think of this as a crash course in demography and global psychology and what people are wanting, needing.


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

High Dynamic Range
Consumers cannot tell the difference between 2K and 4K from 10 ft away on a screen. But, HDR is a whole different animal, and the implications for those creating content for streaming and broadcast need to understand why THIS technological innovation translates directly into eye-popping imaging.

Facilitator
RP

Randall P. Dark

Director & Producer, Randall Dark Productions
Randall Dark is the creative and marketing force behind Randall Dark Productions. He started his career as a writer, director, and producer in the theater but switched over to HDTV in 1986. Over the years Randall has been involved in over 2000 HD projects including feature films... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Steve Mahrer

Steve Mahrer

Technologist, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA)
As Technologist for Panasonic System Communications Company of North America (PSCNA) Mr. Mahrer’s primary responsibilities include working with Panasonics core technologies and technology partners aligned with Panasonic’s video compression and file based workflow technologies. Previous positions with have included engineering management responsibilities for cameras and VTRs. | Prior to joining Panasonic in 1991, Mr. Mahrer was employed at... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

10:00am

30 Minutes with PBS International
PBS International is the worldwide co-production and distribution arm of PBS Distribution, a joint venture of PBS and WGBH. PBSd is widely recognized for its diverse catalog of the best documentary programming developed by PBS, WETA, WGBH (NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE), and WNET, as well as high quality acquisitions and coproductions from independent producers around the world.

Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

Bringing Science to Conservation
Curated by HHMI
Conservation was long hampered by a shortage of data and lack of theoretical frameworks. But increasingly, science has been empowering and transforming conservation. For example, after scientists gained an understanding of how ecosystems actually work—how the components interact—conservationists have been able to find levers to upgrade damaged habitats.

Facilitator
avatar for John Rubin, PhD

John Rubin, PhD

Executive Producer, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
John Rubin is executive producer at HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. He turned to documentaries after completing his PhD at MIT in cognitive science. Rubin has written, produced and directed films for the signature PBS series Nature, American Experience and NOVA as well as for National... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Paola Bouley

Paola Bouley

Associate Director of Lion Conservation, Gorongosa National Park
Paola Bouley is Associate Director of Lion Conservation for Gorongosa National Park in Central Mozambique, a program she co-founded in 2012. Her team focuses on strategic actions to secure lion- and leopard-landscapes across the Gorongosa Ecosystem, and includes the first Mozambi... Read More →
avatar for Laura Prugh, PhD

Laura Prugh, PhD

Laura Prugh obtained a BA in Biology from Earlham College, and she then conducted her PhD at the University of British Columbia on the foraging ecology of coyotes in the Alaska Range under the supervision of Charley Krebs. She conducted postdoctoral work at UBC and UC Berkeley, a... Read More →

Session Producers
avatar for Anne Tarrant

Anne Tarrant

HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Managing Director
Anne Tarrant is the Managing Director for HHMI Tangled Bank Studios. Anne is an Emmy-Award nominated producer with over 20 years of experience in cable television including working at multiple cable networks and production companies as well as a six-year stint running her own pro... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

Creating Smart, Strategic & Irresistible Social Media Content
Facebook Live. Snapchat. Instagram. Twitter. The list of platforms is only growing. In this ambitious session, innovators experimenting on the frontiers of digital storytelling share what has worked to expand audiences with deepened engagement.

Speakers
avatar for Adeline Cassin

Adeline Cassin

Senior Vice President - Marketing, CuriosityStream
Adeline Cassin is a trailblazer at the forefront of innovation in content, media and technology.  | Her passion is empowering the art of storytelling with tech, in a lifelong quest of discovery across this magnificent world we call home. | She currently leads marketing across all platforms for CuriosityStream, a leading destination for premier documentary and nonfiction series and films, entertaining and inspiring across nature, history, science and civilization. | Her background includes pioneering the digital content platforms for Discovery Communications across Latin America and U.S. multicultural, leading the strategy across 13 different... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

11:00am

Gear on the Terrace
Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:00am - 2:00pm
TBA

11:30am

30 Minutes with Vulcan Productions
Tuesday September 26, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

12:00pm

Lunch and a Movie: Reimagining the Co-Pro

Reimagining the International Co-Production with Disneynature
These days, co-production partnerships extend well beyond simply expanding budgets and distribution agreements as partners share creative control and amplify meaningful local engagement and impact through cross-cultural exchange


Tuesday September 26, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

12:30pm

30 Minutes with Blue Ant Media
Tuesday September 26, 2017 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

12:30pm

The New Face of Program Marketing
Today’s filmmakers are playing a proactive role in promoting their films by producing 'live' streams from the field, viral videos, podcasts, behind the scenes, etc. There is a lot that can be done during and after production that builds awareness of your project before it hits the screen.

Tuesday September 26, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

1:00pm

High Dynamic Range: End-to-end Workflow
Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

1:30pm

30 Minutes with PBS
Speakers
avatar for Bill Gardner

Bill Gardner

Vice President of Programming & Development, PBS
Bill Gardner oversees content strategy, development and production for the PBS Primetime schedule in the genres of science, natural history, culture, current events and history as well as a portion of the PBS drama lineup. During his time at PBS projects he has shepherded have won two Peabody Awards and been nominated for multiple Emmys. Recent projects... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

1:30pm

Yasuni Man
Filmmaker Ryan Killackey will be present after the film for a Q&A
Yasuni Man is a film about a conflict raging deep within the Ecuadorian Amazon. It's a real-life Avatar story. Once under siege by missionaries seeking to civilize them, the Waorani people battle industry operatives and their own government in a fight to survive. Join filmmaker Ryan Patrick Killackey and his native friend Otobo as they embark on an expedition into the most bio-diverse forest on Earth. Witness what may be lost as oil companies encroach, human rights violations run rampant, and a forest Eden is destroyed - all for the oil that lies beneath Yasuni. 

Tuesday September 26, 2017 1:30pm - 3:15pm
Antelope 2

2:00pm

More than a Movie: Launch a Movement
Telling a brilliant story is just one piece of the puzzle. In a time of global political and social upheaval, the role of media in science and conservation has never been more critical. This is another “big picture” session. How can content creators leverage media to create impact through social change or public policy?

Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

2:00pm

Video for Social Media
National Geographic Partners Director of Snapchat leads a social video class on creating content for National Geographic’s Snapchat platform.

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Atlas

Stephanie Atlas

Senior Director of Snapchat, National Geographic
Stephanie Atlas is the Senior Director of Snapchat for National Geographic Partners. In this role, Stephanie spearheads National Geographic's programming strategy for Discover, a daily mobile-first magazine edition on Snap. Atlas leads a team of editors, producers, and designers who translate... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

2:30pm

30 Minutes with Off the Fence
Speakers
avatar for Ellen Windemuth

Ellen Windemuth

CEO, Off The Fence
Ellen Windemuth is the owner and CEO of Off The Fence, having founded the company in 1994. Under her leadership Off the Fence acquired, produced and co-produced over 6,000 hours of content. Ellen is a seasoned Executive Producer and Distributor, and has produced over 400 hours to... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

30 Minutes with Smithsonian Networks
Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Declaration of Independents
So, what do you do when no one has commissioned the story you want to tell? Make it yourself! The fund-as-you-go approach takes longer and presents its own set of challenges, but has some distinctive advantages. Is it worth the pain to have complete ownership and creative control? A case-study approach examining four recent projects.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Morgan

Chris Morgan

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Wildlife Media
Ecologist Chris Morgan is no stranger to adventure. Over the last 20+ years he has worked as a wildlife researcher, wilderness guide, and environmental educator on every continent where bears exist. From icy polar bear country at 81° North to tropical Andean bear forests on the equator, Chris has sought adventure among the focus animals of his life... Read More →
avatar for James Reed

James Reed

Founder, Underdog Films
James worked in Natural History film making for various companies in Bristol (UK), including Silverback, Icon and the BBC, before setting up a small production company of his own, Underdog Films, for the purposes of making a self-financed film called Jago: A Life Underwater. Everyone advised against producing independently on loans and credit... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Digging Deeper: Investigative Journalism
Investigative journalism is a compelling form of character-driven storytelling, with dramatic potential for systemic impact. Engaging broad audiences, these storytellers put themselves directly in the line of fire as they solve unfolding mysteries and expose crimes against wildlife and humanity.

Tuesday September 26, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

4:30pm

30 Minutes with NOVA
Tuesday September 26, 2017 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

5:00pm

POV: Making it Personal
Behind the Scenes with the makers of Planet Earth II and Spy in the Wild
Technological innovation has taken character-driven storytelling to a whole new level, bringing audiences directly into the story from the creature’s point of view. From Nestcams and Virtual Reality to animatronix cameras, drones and motion-activated imaging, this session is a behind-the-scenes look at a few of this year’s epic wins.

Speakers
avatar for Mike Gunton

Mike Gunton

Creative Director - The Natural History Unit & Factual BBC Worldwide, BBC Studios
In his dual role Mike works as an executive producer on many BBC titles, acts as an ambassador for BBC Worldwide and is responsible for bringing new stories and techniques to audiences. Mike has overseen over 120 wildlife films, including many critical acclaimed series such as Life, Africa... Read More →
avatar for Chadden Hunter

Chadden Hunter

Biologist & Wildlife Filmmaker
Dr. Chadden Hunter is an Australian wildlife biologist and filmmaker. After completing a PhD on gelada baboons in Ethiopia, Chadden worked with National Geographic, PBS and Discovery Channel, filming everything from tribes in Africa to snow leopards in Pakistan. On the BBC series ... Read More →


Tuesday September 26, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

6:00pm

Sunset Reception
Tuesday September 26, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
TBA

7:30pm

Premiere Screening TBD
Tuesday September 26, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge
 
Wednesday, September 27
 

7:00am

Mountain Yoga
Wednesday September 27, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Trappers Room Jackson Lake Lodge

7:30am

Networking Breakfast
Wednesday September 27, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

30 Minutes with Animal Planet & Science Channel
Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Re-defining the On-camera Host
Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

The Aesthetics of Virtual Reality
The creative possibilities of this rapidly developing medium are immense. But, shooting, editing and sound design are quite different from linear storytelling. This workshop is a master-class conversation with VR/360 early adaptors on storytelling techniques and lessons learned.

Wednesday September 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

10:00am

30 Minutes with ORF/Universum
Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

Reality Check
Virtual Reality. Augmented Reality. Mixed Reality. Extended Reality...It’s hard enough to live in REAL reality. We can only imagine what will unfold as this technology advances. Let’s talk about the current landscape of technology and business models as well as the social impact that might result as we envision a mixed reality world and the essential role media will play in a broad range of modern living.

Wednesday September 27, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

11:30am

30 Minutes with Nature/WNET
Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:30am - 12:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

11:30am

Managing Your Brand
Extending the life and impact of your film requires effective positioning, branding and marketing your project as more than just a film. This workshop examines how to increase engagement and revenue by transforming a program into a brand. Trust us - you need this

Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

11:30am

VR Demos
Wednesday September 27, 2017 11:30am - 2:00pm
Exhibitor Floor Jackson Lake Lodge

12:00pm

Lunch and a Movie: Savage Kingdom Premiere
Sponsored by National Geographic

Wednesday September 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

12:30pm

30 Minutes with BBC Natural World
Speakers
avatar for Roger Webb

Roger Webb

Executive Producer - The Natural History Unit, BBC Studios
Roger has worked at the BBC Natural History Unit for 21 years and has been Series Editor of the award-winning Natural World strand since 2013. He is passionate about wildlife broadcasting, constantly striving for excellence. Roger's experience is broad, taking in Springwatch... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

1:00pm

The Convergence of Stills and Motion
Sponsored by RED
Speaker
: Field biologist, explorer, photographer, and filmmaker, Tim Laman
Tim will take delegates into the world of where motion captures blurs with still imagery as he shares his experiences shooting with RED's new EPIC-W 8KS35 camera system. His cameras are his tools for telling the stories of rare and endangered wildlife, and revealing some of earth’s wildest places, and he recently won the top honor in his field: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016.  

A representative from RED will be on-hand.


Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

1:30pm

30 Minutes with NHK
Wednesday September 27, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

2:00pm

Adventure in Science and Nature Media
The adventure industry is hotter than ever, but in today’s world it is a shared experience gaining interest and attention from younger and more diverse audiences. How can we harness this popularity into meaningful personal engagement in nature, science and conservation?

Speakers
avatar for Josh Bernstein

Josh Bernstein

Founder & Executive Producer, Explorer At Large
International explorer, educator, author, and television host Josh Bernstein has traveled more than 1,000,000 miles by train, plane, bus, bike and camel to over 75 countries, exploring the biggest mysteries of our planet in pursuit of knowledge and discovery. Known in over 220 co... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

3:00pm

30 Minutes with BBC Studios Natural History Unit
Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Hollywood is Calling
Embedding conservation themes and nathistory stories into popular narrative and scripted programming has dynamic potential for impact. But, how do we GET these stories into the hands of the writers and producers bringing popular content to prime time audiences? Four Hollywood veterans are here to tell you what they know and what they’re looking for. And yes, you can pitch your ideas to them on Thursday!

Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Fujinon Lenses; ​​Learning and Loving Lenses with a SLICE of Pie
Join an informal optics discussion and tasty Pie with representatives from Fujinon.  Provide your valuable input and insight on what lenses Fujinon should be building for the future  to service the documentary filmmaker -  Spherical or Anamorphic : Primes or Zooms : Character or Clean : What Focal lengths? : What T Stop?  : What image coverage? 

Check out current 4K HDR-ready lenses and accessories from FUJINON, ideal for Wildlife and Natural History cinematography. Including: Cabrio 85-300mm and 20-120mm PL mount  lenses, and external 2x PL extenders.  Also try out the  UHD 2/3"  B4 mount UA22x8, UA18x5.5  and the new E mount  MK series lenses. 



Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Antelope 1 Jackson Lake Lodge

3:30pm

Rise of the Warrior Apes Screening with Q&A
A finalist in Best Animal Behavior and Best Science & Nature
Rise of the Warrior Apes tells the 25 year story of the rise of the largest and most powerful troop of chimps ever known - the formidable Ngogo community in Uganda. The story is told entirely from the perspective of the scientists who have lived alongside them for a quarter of a century. 

Speakers
avatar for James Reed

James Reed

Founder, Underdog Films
James worked in Natural History film making for various companies in Bristol (UK), including Silverback, Icon and the BBC, before setting up a small production company of his own, Underdog Films, for the purposes of making a self-financed film called Jago: A Life Underwater. Everyone advised against producing independently on loans and credit... Read More →


Wednesday September 27, 2017 3:30pm - 5:15pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

4:30pm

30 Minutes with SVT
Wednesday September 27, 2017 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

6:00pm

Nat Geo BBQ
Wednesday September 27, 2017 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Dornan's
 
Thursday, September 28
 

7:30am

Finalists Breakfast
Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy
Invitation Only 

Thursday September 28, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
TBA

9:00am

Finding Truth in the Mis-information Age
Seriously, what IS a fact? How do we stay credible and gain an audience’s trust in a world filled with fake news and manipulated or distorted information.

Thursday September 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Grizzly Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Visual Effects & Natural History Storytelling
Visual effects are best recognised in blockbuster action movies, but they are also a powerful storytelling tool in natural history. 
Top producers and creatives examine how visual effects can enrich the narrative and the ethical issues that are raised concerning VFX in documentary storytelling.

Speakers
avatar for Jon Bardin

Jon Bardin

Senior Director of Production & Development, Discovery Channel
Jon Bardin serves as Senior Director of Development and Production, Documentaries and Specials for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and Velocity. In this role, Bardin is responsible for bringing new documentaries and specials to Discovery while helping manage the development and production of concepts to green light, in addition to maintaining the quality of documentaries and specials through production and delivery. Recent projects include the 2017 Sundance Film Festival premiere Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman... Read More →


Thursday September 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

9:00am

Speed Pitching 1
Thursday September 28, 2017 9:00am - 10:30am
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

10:30am

Growing the Spectrum of Diversity--in Audiences, Content Creators, Hosts & Partners
News flash: Embracing diversity is more than a social movement. The economic impact has been deep and measurable. This session unpacks the spectrum of possibility with those working to amplify diversity in our industry at every point of opportunity.

Facilitator
avatar for Julie Ann Crommett

Julie Ann Crommett

Vice President - Multicultural Audience Engagement, Walt Disney Studios
Julie Ann Crommett joined The Walt Disney Studios on February 6th as Vice President, Multicultural Audience Engagement. She was most recently Google's Entertainment Industry Educator in Chief leading their efforts to shift and diversify on-screen perceptions of computer science t... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Julian Hector

Julian Hector

Head of The Natural History Unit, BBC Studios
Julian leads the BBC Natural History Unit, a department of about 140 BBC staff making content for BBC channels, digital platforms and broadcasters around the world. Julian has worked for the NHU for over 23 years with an executive producer portfolio across radio, TV and digital... Read More →


Thursday September 28, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

11:00am

Speed Pitching 2
Thursday September 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Osprey Jackson Lake Lodge

12:00pm

Lunch and a Movie: Impact Finalist Showcase
Thursday September 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

2:30pm

Anatomy of a Production
Thursday September 28, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Explorer's Room Jackson Lake Lodge

5:00pm

Grand Teton Awards Gala
Thursday September 28, 2017 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Center for the Arts
 
Friday, September 29
 

6:30am

Wildlife Safari AM
Join our partner Jackson Hole Eco Tour Adventures for a 4-hour sunrise or sunset tour of Grand Teton National Park with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. During the fall, they'll hit the back roads of Jackson Hole to escape the crowds and seek out our favorite hotspots for uninterrupted observation of wildlife, including moose, elk, bison, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, wolves, black bears, grizzly bears, bald eagles, and trumpeter swans.
This excursion will require advance sign up.

Friday September 29, 2017 6:30am - 10:30am
TBA

8:00am

Jackson Hole Hike w/ a Naturalist
Friday September 29, 2017 8:00am - 12:00pm
TBA

8:00am

Filmmaking Workshops in Grand Teton National Park
Experience the beauty of our valley through the lens with one of your favorite camera manufacturers. 
​More details to come.

Friday September 29, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
TBA

8:00am

UAV (Drone) Workshop
Friday September 29, 2017 8:00am - 5:00pm
TBA

12:00pm

National Museum of Wildlife Art Tour
Friday September 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
TBA

4:00pm

Wildlife Safari PM
Join our partner Jackson Hole Eco Tour Adventures for a 4-hour sunrise or sunset tour of Grand Teton National Park with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. During the fall, they'll hit the back roads of Jackson Hole to escape the crowds and seek out our favorite hotspots for uninterrupted observation of wildlife, including moose, elk, bison, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, wolves, black bears, grizzly bears, bald eagles, and trumpeter swans.
This excursion will require advance sign up.

Friday September 29, 2017 4:00pm - 8:00pm
TBA