Help Rangers Fight Rhino Poaching
Tuesday, Feb 18 6:00p to 8:00p
University of Colorado Engineering Center
In Kruger National Park, 425 rhinos were poached in 2012, and this number has more than doubled in 2013 to 1004. In January 2014 alone as many rhinos were killed as in all of 2008.
An international student team (Team AREND) competes in the Wildlife Conservation UAV Challenge to design, build & fly an unmanned aircraft in support of anti-poaching operations in South Africa. Student team includes Boulder, Helsinki, Pretoria, and Stuttgart. Presentation is in classroom ECCR 200 @ Engineering Center.