395 Wildlife Crossing Project: Beth Pratt and Eastern Sierra Wildlife Stewardship Team
February 11, 2021
Beth Pratt is a world-renowned conservationist. She currently is the Regional Executive Director of the of the National Wildlife Federation. She previously worked on sustainability and climate change programs for Xanterra Parks & Resorts in Yellowstone as its Director of Environmental Affairs. Prior to her role in Yellowstone, for nine years Beth served as the Vice President/CFO for the non-profit Yosemite Association (now Yosemite Conservancy) in Yosemite National Park.
She is joined by the Eastern Sierra Wildlife Stewardship Team, a collective of individuals representing the CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife, the Calfornia Department of Transportation (District 9), Eastern Sierra Land Trust, Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), and the Mono County Board of Supervisors.
Beth Pratt starts with a presentation on her work and wildlife crossing projects in California. Next, the Eastern Sierra Wildlife Stewardship Team discuss the 395 Wildlife Crossing project and fundraising needs for this project to help wildlife safely cross the highway. The presentation is followed by a Q&A segment where audience members have the opportunity to ask questions on the project, or of Beth Pratt and her work.