Crusader Nation

Fall 2016

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"I was feeling incredibly lucky to walk with this majestic creature. Her name is Marty. She was rescued by the Glen Afric reserve where I volunteered this summer. She had been ordered killed in order to lower elephant populations in Kruger National Park. This method of conservation is meant to protect species of flora and fauna in the bush, but as I learned last semester in Professor Poche's class, Nature and Society, there are often counteractive means of conserva- tion that benefit some species at the expense of killing others. In Africa, I found a passion for wildlife conservation and rescue." To read more about Lynsey's experience in South Africa, go to: What I Was Thinking Lynsey Petersen '19 Women's Volleyball Team From: Palos Verdes, Calif. Photo taken: June 9, 2016 at Glen Afric Country Lodge in Hartebeesport, South Africa Fall 2016 • Crusader Nation 15

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