Join us as Travis Livieri, Executive Director and Founder of Prairie Wildlife Research shares with us the ecology and history of prairie dog and black footed ferret endangerment!
Travis Livieri founded Prairie Wildlife Research in 2001. Travis earned his B.S. degree in Biology and Wildlife and M.S. degree in Natural Resources with wildlife emphasis from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. His M.S.thesis investigated the selection of prairie dog colonies by black-footed ferrets. He has worked with prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets since 1995 and traveled throughout the Great Plains to conserve and research prairie species.
Travis has received several awards including an Emmy, US Forest Service Regional Forester Partner of the Year and several others. In 2009 Travis was featured in Jane Goodall's Hope for Animals and appeared in the documentary film Return of the Prairie Bandit in 2011. He is a member of the The Wildlife Society, the American Society of Mammalogists, and the Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Implementation Team (past chair and member of Conservation Subcommittee, member of Executive Committee)
To learn more about Travis and the work of the Prairie Wildlife Research, click here.
Garden Salad with craisins, walnuts, red onion slices, feta cheese & balsamic vinaigrette
Cherry Smoked Pork Chop
Red Skinned Garlic Potatoes
Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake
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