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Explore Jane Goodall's Profound Impact on Conservation and Advocacy

On March 25, a panel of L.A. community scientists, conservationists and activists discussed Dr. Goodall's evolution to activism and how we can all make a difference for the second installment of A Closer Look at Becoming Jane at NHM.

A Closer Look at Becoming Jane 2

"Every single one of us matters, every single one of us has a role to play, and every single one of us makes a difference every single day. "

Dr. Jane Goodall's famous quote reflects her shift from scientific research to community-driven conservation. For the second installment of A Closer Look at Becoming Jane, panelists of experts dove into that legacy at NHM. Moderated by Patt Morrison, this event featured Laurel Watkins, Roots & Shoots Program Officer, Jane Goodall Institute USA; Marcos Trinidad, Director, Audubon Center at Debs Park;  and our own Lila Higgins, Senior Manager, Community Science, Natural History Museum of L.A. County. The panel touched on the importance of representation in conservation science, community-driven conservation and how to empower young people as they shape our planet's future. Guests asked questions, explored Roots & Shoots and the Audobon Center at Debs Park at display tables, and got a behind-the-scenes look at Community Science collections and Becoming Jane: The Evolution of Jane Goodall

Guests explored collections related to urban nature

Guests explored collections related to urban nature.

Audobon Center at Debs park and Roots and Shoots

Audobon Center at Debs park and Roots and Shoots introduced their conservation work to visitors.

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Guests explored collections related to urban nature.

Audobon Center at Debs park and Roots and Shoots introduced their conservation work to visitors.

National Geographic The Jane Goodall Institute

An exhibition organized and traveled by the National Geographic Society in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute.