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How Do I Become a Wildlife and Conservation Biologist?

April 23,2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The program

Do you have a passion for wildlife and love the idea of protecting the natural world? If so, join us for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from bear biologist Wes Larson, a.k.a. @grizkidDuring this interactive Q&A session, students will have the chance to ask questions about coursework, internships, college programs, and anything else about becoming a successful wildlife and conservation biologist!

Parents, teachers, and mentors are also encouraged to participate. 

The speaker

Photo credit: Wes Larson

When biologist Wes Larson is not crawling through 50-foot bear dens, he’s talking on science panels around the world. Both academic and nomadic, Wes dedicates his life to the research and conservation of bears, from Polar to black bears in  the Arctic to America.



Accessing the program

This free, livestream program will take place via Zoom. Registration is currently open and will remain open until the event has ended. After you register you will receive an email with a link to join the session. To help us better serve our audiences, we have included some demographic questions in the registration form. Your response to these questions is voluntary but appreciated.  Thank you!


Click here to register


The Linda Hall Library encourages people of all backgrounds and abilities to participate in our public programs.  Closed captioning is provided.  If you require additional reasonable accommodations in order to participate, please contact events@lindahall.org or call 816.926.8753 at least 24 hours in advance of the event.

Once you register for this event, you will receive email communications from the Linda Hall Library and the Linda Hall Library Foundation. You may choose to opt out of these communications at any time. Your contact information will not be sold or provided to any third parties.

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This program is funded by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Its content is solely the responsibility of the Linda Hall Library.


Linda Hall Library

For reservation questions, please email events@lindahall.org or call 816.926.8772 to leave a message.

Contact Eric Ward at 816.926.8753 for more information on these events.