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Ben Prater
Works at Wild South
Attended Duke University
Lives in Asheville, NC
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Amazing! Watch Tennessee Wilderness disappear before your eyes! Watch, like, share, take action => http://bit.ly/16C30b3
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So cool!!!
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Inspiring people to enjoy, value, and protect the wild!
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This one-of-a- kind event, fun for the whole family, will feature live animal shows, award winning wildlife films, and exhibits from a wide range of outdoor businesses, environmental educators, and conservation groups from across the region.
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can't make this event ...will be at the APIEL Conference in Knoxville though.
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Now that Google+ is open for Google Business Accounts Wild South is in!
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At Wild South I do a little bit of everything. I primarily spend my days overseeing and implementing our program work, supervising interns, conducting field research, reviewing federal projects, and managing our business. I have a full plate but, have the pleasure of working with a talented and dedicated staff.
Employment
  • Wild South
    Associate Director, 2004 - present
  • REI
    Camp/Climb Sales Specialist, 2008 - 2012
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Asheville, NC
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Conservation Scientist and Wild-lands Advocate
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I interned with Wild South and instantly found myself involved in an organization that tapped my passion for preserving the wonderful places that I know and love. Now, as the Associate Director of Wild South I have dedicated my knowledge and skills to making a difference in the world of conservation and forest advocacy.


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I have a wonderful wife and two beautiful boys. When I'm not busy saving the planet you can find me outside with my kids or enjoying a tasty adult beverage by a campfire. I love to travel and explore the wild. My career is perfect since I make a living defending the things I am most passionate about.
Education
  • Duke University
    Environmental Management, 2002 - 2004
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