OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

2016 Keynote Speaker

Please join WFGRS in welcoming this year's speaker, ecologist Mike Letnic. 

Mike Letnic is an ecologist at the University of New South Wales, Australia.  Prior to joining academia Mike worked with government wildlife agencies, during which time he was involved in the management of saltwater crocodiles and feral herbivores. Mike has several research interests, these include identifying and managing the devastating effects that introduced species have had on Australian ecosystems, trophic cascades, fire ecology and the ecology of arid lands. Mike is currently involved in the development of a rewilding program with the New South Wales Government that seeks to restore populations of locally extinct marsupials and native rodents in the Strzelecki Desert.