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Artemis

Artemis endeavors to get more women in the field and on the water, to support women as leaders in the conservation movement, to ensure the vitality of our lands, waters, and wildlife. Artemis endeavors to change the face of conservation.

Aug 11, 2022

Jillian Kilborn is a wildlife biologist in Vermont whose species of focus include pine marten and lynx. Jillian is also a mother, and watching her kids fledge as sportsmen and women has been a rewarding journey. The fulfillment she feels in watching them forge their own paths is part of what drew her to Artemis. What it...


Aug 4, 2022

This week we do a deep-dive into the latest avian flu outbreak with Dr. Jennifer Ramsey, the state wildlife veterinarian for Montana. The latest outbreak was notable for its severity and the breadth of species it reached -- from waterfowl to raptors to turkeys. Dr. Ramsay said they would sometimes even find an...


Jul 28, 2022

The Southeast has lost about 99% of its native grasslands. When Brittney Viers started working as a biologist on northern bobwhite quail conservation, she realized being a botanist would was critical to revelaing the bird's relationship to its habitat. Brittany works for Quail Forever, which strives to preserve...


Jul 21, 2022

Kacey Edwards moved to Tennessee from Florida for a nursing job at the start of the pandemic. Despite the timing, she found a husband and a welcoming trapping community in her new state. While Kacey was working night shifts as a nurse, she made an effort to get her young dog out for exercise during the day, usually at...


Jul 14, 2022

Madi Shaheen literally helps bring trout into school classrooms. She's a science educator with a non-profit learning center in Colorado that serves underprivileged communities in the greater Denver area. Bringing kids into the outdoors (and bringing the outdoors to kids) has been a priceless way to connect...