Nov 27, 2018
Postcript: This episode was recorded in early September, 2018. On February 5th, 2019 Tom passed away at the age of 91. We are saddened to hear the news of his passing. As a leader in the field of conservation biology, he leaves a global legacy and an model of conservation action to emulate.
The Peregrine Fund's page In Memorium: https://www.peregrinefund.org/people/cade-tom
A conversation with Dr. Tom Cade and Colonel Kent Carnie. Tom is the founder of the Peregrine Fund, and widely acknowledged as one of the leading conservation biologists of the modern era. Tom led the effort to recover populations of the Peregrine Falcon throughout North America from the late 1960's to 1999 when it was removed from the Endangered Species Act list.
A retired intelligence officer, Kent has been a leader in the North American falconry community for many decades. He is the former Curator of the Archives of North American Falconry and acknowledged as one of the world's leading historians on the sport of falconry.
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