KSB offers presentation on wolves in Arizona

Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc., at its Preserving the Wonder Speaker Series on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m., will feature Emily Renn, Executive Director of the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project.

Would you like to know about the current status of wolves in Arizona?  Join KSB to discover their history, biology (including diet, family life and behaviors) and the key role they play in Southwest ecosystems. 

Learn about the captive breeding program, reintroduction into the Blue Range Wolf Recovery Area, current efforts to help wolves recover in the wild in the Grand Canyon region, and ways that volunteers can get involved to help.

The evening includes complimentary appetizers donated by El Rincon Restaurante Mexicano and refreshments provided by Keep Sedona Beautiful. 

Renn began working for the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project in 2009. 

She completed her M.S. degree at Northern Arizona University in Biology with a focus on wildlife conservation biology, and B.S. in Biology with emphasis in Fish and Wildlife Management.  She was awarded the Roger Hungerford Student Award in 2009 by the Arizona Chapter of the Wildlife Society for significant contributions to the management and conservation of Arizona's wildlife through her work as a student. 

Renn serves on the board of Habitat Harmony, an organization that assists humans to live in harmony with wildlife.  She is a certified Level II Wildlife Track & Sign by CyberTracker Conservation. 

Over the past 12 years, she has worked as a field biological technician, researcher, and environmental educator with many species of mammals and birds in northern Arizona. 

Renn is committed to working on behalf of declining and endangered wildlife and is excited to be a part of the Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project.

Keep Sedona Beautiful welcomes the community and visitors alike to its monthly Preserving the Wonder Speaker Series, which takes place at its historic Pushmataha Center on 360 Brewer Road in Sedona. 

Held the second Wednesday of each month from September to June, KSB's Speaker Series presents an interesting diversity of programs relevant to the unique environment of our region. 

Keep Sedona Beautiful, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that, by acting through the stewardship of its members and volunteers, is committed to protecting and sustaining the unique scenic beauty and natural environment of the Greater Sedona Area. 

For more information about Keep Sedona Beautiful, please call 928-282-4938, or visit http://www.keepsedonabeautiful.org/..

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