Illegal wildlife trade subject of Stetson’s April 13 biodiversity lecture

Elizabeth Gitari speaks April 13 at Stetson.

Elizabeth Gitari speaks April 13 at Stetson.

Elizabeth Gitari will speak in the Great Hall at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport on April 13 at 6 p.m. about “Innovations in the Prosecution of Illegal Wildlife Trade.” The event, part of the Edward and Bonnie Foreman Biodiversity Series at Stetson, is free and open to the public. RSVP to [email protected].

Gitari leads efforts to provide legal interventions in Africa in the area of illegal wildlife trade and the conservation of elephants through the HANDS OFF OUR ELEPHANTS campaign. She is an advocate of the High Court of Kenya and the legal affairs manager at WildlifeDirect.

WATCH the live webcast of the lecture starting at 6 p.m. on April 13 here:

WATCH a video below produced by WildlifeDirect from World Elephant Day 2015.

The Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series brings experts in environmental law and environmental science to Stetson’s Gulfport campus.

Learn more about the Foreman Biodiversity Lecture Series and Stetson’s Institute for Biodiversity Law and Policy at

Gitari’s lecture kicks off the 16th International Wildlife Law Conference hosted by Stetson April 13-14. Learn more and register at