AFC Featured at North American Congress for Conservation Biology

Vancouver, BC CANADA – June 21, 2024 - AFC is pleased to announce its participation in the 2024 North American Congress for Conservation Biology at the Beaty Museum of Biodiversity at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. The flagship biannual event is organized by the Society of Conservation Biology of North America.

A selection of artworks from AFC's 2023 Exhibit will be on display for the duration of the weeklong international event. Each year, the Congress brings together scientists, academics and members of the broader conservation community to share and discuss conservation strategies, including diverse approaches such as public engagement and education through art. The art of seven AFC members will be on exhibit June 23-28. AFC President, Jeffrey Whiting will be speaking to the congress about the important role art can have in conservation and the many ways AFC and its members further the cause.

Artists whose work will be on display at the Beaty Museum of Biodiversity for the duration of the Congress, includes:

  • "Wetland Naturehood Mandala" by Vicky Earle 
  • "The Last Migration" by Elizabeth Evans 
  • "Meltdown II: Hubbard Glacier" by Mary Jane Jessen 
  • "Pacific Heron - Under the Docks" by Candy McManiman 
  • "Paper Perch Nuthatch" by Calvin Nicholls 
  • "Sweet Attraction" by Luke Raffin 
  • "Bridge for a Dragon" by Ashley Roll

Each of the above artworks can be viewed on the current AFC Virtual Exhibit.

For more information about the Society of Conservation Biology of North America and this Congress, visit https://scbnorthamerica.org/index.php/naccb-2024.

Artwork credit: "Wetland Naturehood Mandala" by Vicky Earle

 

 

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