The Future of the Wildlife Enterprise Virtual Symposium
The Future of the Wildlife Enterprise: Applying New Knowledge and Tools
Our symposium is going virtual! Two institutions dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of natural resources will present a free virtual wildlife and ranching symposium titled “The Future of the Wildlife Enterprise: Applying New Knowledge and Tools” on October 29-30, 2020. The King Ranch® Institute for Ranch Management’s (KRIRM) 17th Annual HOLT CAT® Symposium on Excellence in Ranch Management will be held virtually in partnership with the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI).
The symposium will feature wildlife and ranching professionals who will discuss management practices, the challenges of balancing ranch resources, wildlife, and cattle operations. Included on the agenda are sessions for private and public lands in the western states and a quail and whitetail deer management session. Time will be allotted for a brief Q&A session after each presentation. View the lineup of speakers and a summary of their presentations below.
Registration on the Zoom platform is free of charge (link above). Registrants will not be required to create a Zoom account. The virtual program will begin on Thursday, October 29 at 12:00 pm and conclude at 4:30 pm. The second day will begin Friday, October 30 at 12:00 pm and adjourn at 3:30 pm. All times are Central Standard Time (CST). This webinar counts toward the qualifications required to earn the Texas Farm Credit Certificate in Advanced Ranch Management.
Each year, the symposium features in-depth seminars and training on timely and important issues facing the ranching industry. Past topics have included beef marketing, horse program success on working ranches, succession planning, business management of hunting enterprises, practical stockmanship in ranching, and more.