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We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Defenders of Wildlife’s Carnivores 2009: Carnivore Conservation in a Changing World conference, November 15-18, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. Please visit for registration details.

We are also extending the deadline for session proposals to March 27. The deadline for individual talk and poster abstracts is June 1.  We will consider papers covering topics such as biology, behavior, taxonomy, ecology, recovery, management and economic impacts of terrestrial, avian and marine carnivorous species, as well as papers addressing the challenges of conserving carnivores and their habitats in the face of climate change, alterations in land use and other aspects of a changing world. We invite scientists, managers, educators, students and activists to submit proposals. Complete information and submission form is available at

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