35th Wilderness & Canoe Symposium www.wcsymposium.com 21-22 February, 2020 York University Toronto This annual symposium is a mid-winter gathering of kindred spirits in search of knowledge and a sense of place. Its purpose is to educate and remind us of how sacred, fragile, and endangered the remaining natural wilderness areas are, and to celebrate wilderness experiences in our northern Canadian habitat. Each speaker offers a unique perspective on far-ranging topics that include subjects such as ecology, First Nations, guiding, history, unique trips, conservation, etc.
HAYES, BOB – Bob Hayes was the Yukon Wolf Biologist from 1982-2001 engaging in diverse wolf research and management including population counts, predation rates on moose, caribou and mountain sheep and recovery of wolves and prey populations to intensive wolf control. In 2010 he wrote Wolves of the Yukon, an exploration of the natural history of the Yukon through the eyes of the wolf. He has also written the Zhòh Trilogy, three novels set 14,000 years ago at the end of the Ice Age in north Yukon.