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Chris Morgan

Wildlife Media/UPROAR
Co-Founder & Executive Director
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 – the bears of the world.Chris has hosted TV productions for PBSNational Geographic TelevisionBBCDiscovery Channel, and has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. He is a familiar voice of the world-renowned television series PBS NATURE having narrated fifteen films since 2011 on topics ranging from lions to pelicans; the Australian outback to the Arctic tundra.
Chris is executive director and co-founder of Wildlife Media – a non-profit conservation organization that oversees 'BEARTREK', a global campaign and independent feature documentary for bear conservation. This epic, big-screen film about a global natural history adventure brings untold stories of bears and colorful cultures in Borneo, Peru, Alaska, and the Arctic. In addition to documenting Chris's motorcycle conservation quest across three continents, 'BEARTREK' is a giant experiment that brings a new approach to raising awareness and funding for conservation through a high-end theatrical film, a campaign, and a social media movement, changing hearts and minds along the way. The film and campaign will be released in 2016.
Chris owns an ecology and environmental education organization in Bellingham, Washington State and is the co-founder of the acclaimed Grizzly Bear Outreach Project (GBOP). GBOP, now called Western Wildlife Outreach, has been praised as a model for effective education outreach in the North Cascades and Selkirk mountains and has taken great steps to engage rural communities in grizzly and black bear information dissemination since 2002. The approach has recently been expanded to include cougar and wolf education needs.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, September 26
 

2:30pm MDT

 
Wednesday, September 27
 

9:00am MDT