Zhang, Hemin

Zhang, Hemin
Wolong Nature Reserve


Hemin Zhang is the director of the Wolong Nature Reserve in Sichuan, China. His research interests center on the environmental impact of human/wildlife interaction. Known as the “Father of Pandas”, Zhang  ooversees the reconstruction of the Wolong Nature Reserve after the devastating 2008 earthquake in China.

He received an M.S. in Wildlife Management from University of Idaho in 1986 and a B.S. in Zoology from Sichuan University in 1982.