Wendi Weber, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region, will present “Connect and Conserve: Harnessing the Power of People and Science to Meet Future Conservation Challenges.” This talk is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Washington & Jefferson College’s Environmental Studies Program.
Wendi Weber was appointed as Northeast Regional Director in 2011. As regional director, Weber oversees Service activities in 13 states from Maine to Virginia, and the District of Columbia. She leads more than 800 Service employees working in more than 130 field offices, including 75 national wildlife refuges and 11 national fish hatcheries that protect more than 536,000 acres. She also oversees management of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, which encompasses more than 3.1 million acres in the North Atlantic Ocean.