Luz Dary Acevedo
Health and traffic leader
Luz Dary is a Zootechnician Veterinarian from the Universidad del Tolima, Ibagué, Colombia. She has worked, for more than ten years, in health, management and conservation of wild life in private natural reserves and protected areas. Her experience includes spaces related with afrodescendant, indigenous and peasant communities to reduce threats for different species and landscapes. She coordinated the Wildlife Program and generated the Natural National Parks’ national wildlife strategy. Luz Dary started working with WCS’ Colombia Program in 2012 and is currently coordinating the Global Health Program. With the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, she supports the design of conservation programs for threatened species, under agreements. And she also leads the strategic statement of new protected areas under an agreement with Natural National Parks of Colombia.