Total hours for Pre-conference and conference 12 hours
Dr. Wallace "J." Nichols is a scientist, wild water advocate, movement-maker, New York Times best selling author and dad who works to inspire a deeper connection with nature. He is a research associate at California Academy of Sciences and co-founder of Ocean Revolution, an international network of young ocean advocates; SEEtheWILD, a conservation travel network; Grupo Tortuguero, an international sea turtle conservation network; and #LiVBLUE!, a global campaign to reconnect people to our water planet, among other international organizations and initiatives. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 scientific papers, reports and books, including Blue Mind, and his work has been featured widely in print and various broadcast media. Nichols has degrees in biology and Spanish, a master's in environmental economics, and a doctorate in wildlife ecology. He is a recipient of both a Marshall Fellowship and a Fulbright Fellowship and in 2014 received The University of Arizona's Global Achievement Award. www.wallacejnichols.org
Sponsorship for Dr. Nichols presentation has been generously provided by Delta Care RX.