President, Center for Large Landscape Conservation
Dr. Gary M. Tabor is an ecologist and wildlife veterinarian based in Bozeman, Montana. He is the President of the Center for Large Landscape Conservation - a support organization for large-scale conservation efforts. Gary is also Chair of the IUCN Connectivity Conservation Specialist Group which connects 1200 scientists across 135 nations. Gary has worked on behalf of large landscape conservation internationally for over 40 years. Gary’s conservation achievements include the establishment of Kibale National Park in Uganda; the establishment of the World Bank’s Mountain Gorilla Conservation Trust in Uganda; co-founding the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative; pioneering the field of Conservation Medicine; co-founding Patagonia Company’s Freedom to Roam wildlife corridor campaign and co-founding the Network for Landscape Conservation. Gary is a recipient of the Australian American Fulbright Scholar award in Climate Change. He has academic affiliations with Cornell University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Colorado State University, the University of Montana, and the University of Queensland, Australia.