Wildlife Trafficking Enforcement Symposium

Wildlife Trafficking Enforcement Symposium
This is a one-day TUITION FREE class designed for prosecutors who engage in wildlife and resource prosecution.  The curriculum focuses upon California Fish & Game Code Section 2022 (possession of ivory or other related materials with intent to sell) as well as other forms of trafficking (California Endangered Species Act) and salient parts of the federal counterpart related to trafficking (The Lacey Act).  The class will teach the attendees how to recognize illegal items for sale and will include, at a minimum, two case studies directly related to violations of this specific California Fish & Game Code Section where the fines can be levied as high as $50,000 for violations.

Date & Location

January 29, 2020
The California Endowment Center, Sacramento

Technical Advisors

Jessica Brown, Supervising Deputy City Attorney, Environmental Justice Unit, City of Los Angeles
Patricia Miranda, Supervising Deputy City Attorney, City of San Diego
Jane Crue, Deputy District Attorney, Placer County

Topics & Agenda

Overview of Wildlife Trafficking, The Science of Ivory Identification, Investigation and Enforcement of Wildlife Trafficking, Case Study:  People vs. Bella Casa

Click HERE for agenda.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Seminar materials will be available electronically only (and for registered attendees only). Printed materials will NOT be distributed at the seminar.

MCLE Credit

This seminar is certified for 6.5 hours of general MCLE credit. (Actual credit will depend upon the final agenda.)


The California Endowment Center is located at 1414 K St. #100, Sacramento, CA 95814

Parking and Shuttle

The California Endowment Center is located on the corner of 15th and K, across the street from Capitol Garage restaurant and behind the Convention Center loading docks. You will see a parking lot on the corner of 15th and K, and adjacent to that, you will see the building. The building is six-story, brick, horseshoe shaped building with a mural painted on it that says “Health Happens Here.” If you are having trouble finding the building, please call Ryan at 916-558-6766.

Available parking near building:
*The parking garages are adjacent
Capitol Garage
1500 K Street
Sacramento, CA
Rates: each 20 minutes = $2.00
Hourly: $6.00
Daily max of $24.00
accepts exact change and all major credit cards
Capitol Centre
1520 K Street
Sacramento, CA
Rates: each 20 minutes = $1.75
Hourly: $6
Daily max of $24
(Credit card only)
The parking below is a few blocks away:
Priority Parking
1414 I St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
Rates: $10 flat rate – accepts exact change and all major credit cards


Tuition is free for this symposium.


There are a limited number of Reimbursements available for this seminar. To apply for a reimbursement, click HERE and submit the Reimbursement Request form by December 19, 2020.

CDAA Contact

Harman Kaur, Training Consultant, hkaur@cdaa.org 
1/29/2020 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
The California Endowment Center 1414 K St #100 Sacramento 95814

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