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Action For Cheetahs In Kenya

Thursday, October 18, 2012 @ 12:01 PM-1:00 PM

Conservation Conversations Series

Featured Speakers:

Mary Wykstra, MEM.,
Principal Investigator and Director, Action for Cheetahs in Kenya, and

Cosmas Wambua, M.Sc., Senior Research Scientist, Action for Cheetahs in Kenya

Mary Wykstra and Cosmas Wambua of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya have been working together since 2002 conducting research and community conservation programs in Kenya. The two are traveling across the U.S. to bring new insights into cheetah conservation efforts.

Action for Cheetahs in Kenya works closely with local wildlife author­i­ties and land hold­ers to develop poli­cies and pro­grammes which sup­port wildlife con­ser­va­tion and human liveli­hoods for the long-term devel­op­ment of sus­tain­able human and wildlife zones.Since 2008, the Zoo’s WildCare Institute Center for Conservation of Cheetahs in Africa has been partnering with Action for Cheetahs in Kenya and supporting its important cheetah conservation efforts.

Location: Saint Louis Zoo Living World Auditorium. Parking is FREE in the Zoo North Lot.

FREE and OPEN to ALL. Adults, teachers, middle and high school students, and the general public are invited to attend. For more information call 314-646-4544 or 314-533-8586. Registration not required.

Bring a brown bag lunch, or purchase lunch at the Zoo’s Painted Giraffe.

Conservation Conversations co-sponsor:

Conservation Conversations are underwritten in part through the generous support of Cooper Bussmann.

Details

Date:
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Time:
12:01 PM-1:00 PM
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