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This year’s Caesar Kleberg keynote address at The Wildlife Society's Annual Conference in Spokane, Washington will focus on how Texas’s diversity of resources can serve as a model for conservation. Some of the very issues that make Texas challenging can also be surprising sources of support for conservation efforts, said David Hewitt, executive director of CKWRI, which sponsors the keynote… [more]
Dr. Michael Tewes' narrative from the 37th Annual Faculty Lecture explains the conservation challenges facing the elusive ocelot, a decoratively spotted feline adorning natural areas in the Western Hemisphere. Its northern range reaches the southern tip of Texas with fewer than 80 ocelots remaining in two small isolated populations. 
Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI) is honored to work alongside East Foundation on a wide variety of research projects, and we are grateful for our partnership over the last 12 years. “This partnership exemplifies the trust the Institute has among private landowners, and it’s because of relationships like this, our scientists are empowered to conduct applied research that helps… [more]
Thanks to a generous gift from Bobby and Sherri Patton, the Patton Center for Deer Research (PCDR) has been established at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI). Patton, an avid outdoorsman and dedicated conservationist created the Patton Center for Deer Research that will strengthen wildlife research education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville through the Caesar Kleberg… [more]