“I want us to eventually be a strong network of peers and leaders in our fields. I want our reputation to be that we lift each other up (and all people, regardless of if they're DDCSP alums or not), always have each other's backs and we're all really good at what we do." ~Dyaami D'Orazio DDCSP UW Alumni

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Upcoming Events

March 30, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Uniting curious minds from across generations, continents, and disciplines, bird enthusiast and science writer Rebecca Heisman traces the development of each technique used for tracking migratory birds, from the first attempts to mark individual birds to the cutting-edge technology that lets ornithologists trace where a bird has been, based on unique DNA markers.

April 27, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

It was only in her twenties, living in Los Angeles and working on films, that she began to rediscover her place in the landscape — and in the cosmos — by way of watching birds.

May 10, 10:00 am EDT - May 13, 6:00 pm EDT

New Horizons in Conservation is an opportunity to understand the status of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the conservation field. The 2023 New Horizons in Conservation Conference is hybrid. The conference will be in New Haven, Connecticut at the Omni New Haven Yale Hotel. Virtual attendees can attend sessions live and watch recorded sessions asynchronously.

From Our Blog

Marlen (NAU '16) facilitated a great webinar this week, educating about Cop City. Keep reading to learn how to support protestors and activists trying to stop the development. 

Digital Library

The Digital Library is a collection of Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) alumni contributions as well as contributors outside of the network. Here you will find archived digital programming and other digital media. Filter by media type and topic. If you are DDCSP alumni, you have the ability to add digital media to the collection. If you are outside of the network and would like to contribute, please contact us.

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