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Adrian Treves

Expert on coexistence and conflicts between people and wildlife worldwide, especially wolves, bears and big cats. Constitutional and public trust protections for the environment.

Professor of environmental studies Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies Work: 608-890-1450 Home page Twitter: @carnivorecoexistence


  • Public attitudes toward wolves and wolf policy in Wisconsin; projects on Andean bears in Ecuador and students working on big cats in Africa and
  • Behavioral ecology of carnivores and risk for people living near them
  • Methods for mitigating human-wildlife conflicts, including hunting, non-lethal methods, and lethal control of problem wildlife.
  • Public trust and constitutional protections for the environment


  • Clements Award for Outstanding Research and Education
  • >110 scientific publications on ecology and conservation