Interviews from the Field

Periodically the BIWFC will conduct interviews with professionals working in various areas of the wildlife fertility control field. Below you will find links to our most recent interviews.

Mary Roach, Best-Selling Author

Stephanie Boyles Griffin, BIWFC Science and Policy Director interviews Mary Roach, best-selling author of Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law. Mary discusses what inspired her to write about human-wildlife interactions, her chapter on fertility control and monkeys, and more. Mary served as a guest speaker at the 9th International Conference on Wildlife Fertility Control hosted by The BIWFC.
CLICK HERE to watch Mary’s interview.

Kay Haw, Director United Kingdom Squirrel Accord 

In this interview we asked Kay Haw, Director of United Kingdom Squirrel Accord (UKSA), to discuss her work with conserving the future of the UK red squirrel and the use of fertility control in managing the negative impacts of the grey squirrel, which is invasive in the UK.
CLICK HERE to read Kay’s interview

Elizabeth Leitzell, BIWFC Multimedia Production Specialist 

Elizabeth Leitzell discusses her work on the Institute’s new educational film “An Overview of Wildlife Fertility Control.” Elizabeth talks about the process of creating the film, as well as her experiences working with the BIWFC staff while shooting footage around the country.
CLICK HERE to read the interview.

Audrey Delsink, Wildlife Director, Humane Society International (HSI)

In this interview Audrey Delsink discusses her work with African elephants as well as the use of fertility control in managing human-elephant conflicts. Audrey oversees HSI’s wildlife campaigns in Africa, including work to champion the protection of wildlife which includes humane population control alternatives and human-wildlife conflict solutions, and to challenge the captive lion breeding industry.
CLICK HERE to read Audrey’s interview.