Dr. Sabina Pierużek-Nowak - President

Graduated from the Silesian University in Katowice. She complited her PhD on the ecology of wolf population in the Western Carpathian Mountains. Her research interests covers mainly ecology, behaviour, genetics, conservation of large carnivores and impact of transport infrastructure on habitat connectivity.  She is a member of the Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe IUCN, Infra Eco Network Europe (IENE), she serves also as a expert for the Polish-German wolf working group. In 2009-2016 she was a member of the National Council for Nature Conservation, in 2014-2016 she was a Head of the Animal Conservation Group of NCNC. She is an author of numerous scientific and popular articles and books about wolf ecology and behaviour. She gives talks and conduct workshops about large carnivores in Poland and abroad. For her outstanding achivements in nature conservation she received several awards, e.g. Traveler 2009 - a prize awarded by the Polish Edition of the National Geographic Magazine. See selected publications



Dr. Robert W. Mysłajek - Vice-President

Robert holds a Master's degree from Agricultural University in Kraków (Faculty of Forestry), he also finished postgraduate studies in molecular biology at the Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology of Jagiellonian University. He earned his Ph.D. in biology at the Institute of Nature Conservation Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków. He is particularly interested in animal ecology, animal genetics and conservation biology. He is a head of the conservation genetics group in the Institute of Genetics and Biotechnology at the Faculty of Biology University of Warsaw. He is also a member of Regional Council of Nature Conservation - an advisory body of the Regional Director of Environment Protection in Katowice. See selected publications


Michał Figura - Member of the Board


Michał is a wildlife photographer and field guide involved in studies on large carnivores for the last decade. His primary study area is located in Western Carpathians, but he also track wolves in western and central Poland See selected publications




Dr. Natalia Niedźwiecka - specialist

Natalia holds a Master's degree in molecular biology from University of Gdańsk (Faculty of Biology), where she also earned her Ph.D. in biology. She is particularly interested in animal genetics and conservation. In the society she is involved in the wolf monitoring in northern Poland and genetic studies on wolves.

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