1:30 - 2:20 p.m.
College of Natural Resources Room 10
Dr. Howard Quigley obtained his doctorate from the University of Idaho. He was an Assistant Professor at Frostburg State University in the University of Maryland system before returning to the University of Idaho to work with his former major professor, Maurice Hornocker, at the U.I.’s Hornocker Wildlife Institute, from 1993 to 2000. Since 2008, he has been the Director of the Jaguar Program at Panthera, a science-based NGO focused on the conservation of the world’s forty species of wild cats. He now also leads the new Division of Conservation Science at Panthera, overseeing the integration of all science and data collection world-wide for the organization.
Dr. Quigley’s work with carnivores has included field studies of black bears in the U.S., giant pandas in China, Siberian tigers in Russia, cougars in central Idaho, and jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal. He is a member of the I.U.C.N. Cat Specialist Group, and was the Leader for development of the Recovery Plan for the jaguar for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. He is the author of more than seventy scientific publications and his work continues to focus on solutions to the conservation of carnivores worldwide.