Careers in Wildlife Law and Conservation

1 Oct 2014

Careers in Wildlife Law and Conservation


Oakes 107

107 Oakes Hall

Join ELS today to hear VLS alumni Margaret Everson talk about the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and career paths in wildlife law and conservation. 

What: The presentation will discuss the North American Model of Wildlife Management, which directs through seven principles how wildlife is to be used and managed under sustainable guidelines. It will cover the foundation in law for the model, conservation laws that were created as a result, and how states and the federal government use the model to manage wildlife and habitat. She will also cover career paths in wildlife law and conservation, explaining where and how to search for these jobs.
When: Oct 1, 2014 - 6:00pm 
Where: Oakes 107

Speaker Bio:
Margaret Everson is the Principal of Everson Consulting in Alexandria, Virginia, where she advises state agencies, nongovernmental entities, and industry on wildlife, conservation, and natural resource matters. She graduated from VLS in 2001, and served as the assistant attorney general of Kentucky and general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. She has served as counselor to Director of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, and worked for the Department of the Interior's Solicitor's office and the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies as well. She has been involved with coal mining, wind power, the Endangered Species Act, and the restoration of the Florida Everglades. 

Questions? Concerns? Contact Michael Gan, JD/MELP 2016 at