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Gary Tabor

Gary Tabor
Founder & Executive Director, Centre for Large Landscape Conservation

Dr Gary M Tabor is an ecologist and wildlife veterinarian (Cornell BSc, Yale MS, UPenn VMD) and founder of the Center for Large Landscape Conservation based in the Rocky Mountains of Montana USA to help people and institutions make better conservation decisions at the scale nature functions. Gary has worked on behalf of large scale conservation internationally for over 35 years with a dozen years of experience in Africa, South America and Australia and a dozen years as a leader within the U.S. philanthropic community.  Gary’s conservation achievements include the establishment of Kibale National Park in Uganda; establishment of the World Bank’s GEF Mountain Gorilla Conservation Trust; co-founding the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative; pioneering the field of Conservation Medicine and Ecohealth (now called One Health) and co-founding the Freedom to Roam campaign to conserve wildlife corridors for outdoor retailer Patagonia Inc. Gary is a Henry Luce Scholar. Gary is a recipient of the Australian American Fulbright Scholar award in Climate Change and Clean Energy. Gary is Chair of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas' new Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group.


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