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Saving the Forest, Saving Ourselves — a Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest awareness and fundraising forum

Thursday, April 26, 2012 @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Join us for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a discussion about how tropical rainforest habitats and global conservation issues impact your life.

Program Schedule
6:00-6:45 p.m. – Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres
7:00-8:00 p.m. – Program

Please join us for coffee and dessert following the program.

Tropical rainforests are one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring and enchanting natural wonders, yet many of these ecosystems are under threat, and their destruction endangers our lives outside the forest. Join us for an inspiring discussion about how the health of these vital habitats and global conservation issues impact us all, and what we are doing to help.

Keynote speaker:
Peter Raven, Ph.D.
Dr. Peter Raven, one of the world’s leading botanists and advocates of conservation and biodiversity, is described by TIME magazine as a “Hero for the Planet.” He is President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden after serving 40 years as its Director. Dr. Raven is chair of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration, and chairs the National Research Council’s Division of Earth and Life Studies.

Registration required. FREE and OPEN to ALL.
Details and registration at: www.friendsoftherainforest.org/10years

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

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Thursday, April 26, 2012
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
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