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Friday, September 14, 2018
at 12 PM – 12:50 PM
Varis Lecture Hall (VLH), Jumbo’s Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 Campus parking map

Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series

presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP) with Tufts Elephant Conservation Alliance (TECA)

Speaker: Marc Goss, CEO, The MARA Elephant Project

View recorded seminar here:

Photo of Marc Goss, courtesy of

Marc Goss, Photo courtesy of

Marc has worked in the greater Maasai Mara for 10 years, starting as manager for Olchoro Oiroua Conservancy and then Mara North Conservancy. Marc assembled the first Rapid Response Unit for MEP in 2011 and in 2013 started working full-time with MEP. Before Marc moved to the Mara he completed his bachelor’s degree at The Evergreen State College, Washington. During this time Marc started sustainable woodlot cycles and tracked the bongo antelope in Kenya’s Aberdare National Park under the guidance of Richard Leakey. He is also the current Kenya Wildlife Service Honorary Warden for the Maasai Mara.

Members of the public are invited to this seminar at no charge.

Made possible by the generous support of: Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund

Marc was interviewed by Worcester Telegram & Gazette after his seminar. Read the Worcester Telegram & Gazette article on here:

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