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Natalie Bailey serves as Program Coordinator for the Bushmeat Crisis Task Force, where she focuses on education, training, and public awareness efforts in the U.S. and Africa. She holds an MS in Sustainable Development and Conservation Biology from the University of Maryland and a BS in Biology with a minor in French from Rhodes College. As a volunteer for the Jane Goodall Institute's Roots & Shoots Program, Natalie developed a bushmeat curriculum while working in Tanzania and coordinated the 1999 College Summit in the U.S. Since joining BCTF, Natalie has worked with regional wildlife colleges in Cameroon, South Africa and Tanzania to develop bushmeat curricula for wildlife professionals, with zoo educators to create the Bushmeat Education Resource Guide, and with a variety of professionals to raise awareness about the bushmeat issue in Africa and in the U.S. In her "spare" time, Natalie is an Elder at her church, an aspiring knitter, and a marathoner.