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Science Briefing with Steven Kazlowski – Open to Academy Passport Level members and above, Fellows, and Science Speakers and thier invited guests ONLY.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 @ 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

To find out more about Passport membership in the Academy, call Maggie Bauer at 314-533-8586

Science Briefing – an Academy Passport Event

photograph by Steven Kazlowski/lefteyepro.com

The Last Polar Bear
with marine biologist, wildlife photographer, and author of note…
Steven Kazlowski, The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World (books available for purchase and signing)

You and a guest are cordially invited to join Academy of Science of St. Louis Trustees, Fellows, James B. Eads Society members, Sponsors and Science Passport donors……….

for an informal science briefing and light dinner with guest of honor
Steven Kazlowski.

Traveling by boat, sled, snowmobile and on foot, photographer, Steven Kazlowski, captured the vanishing Arctic world of the polar bear. He accompanied native Inupiaq hunters on whale and seal hunts, and camped for weeks in temperatures below fifty degrees Fahrenheit to create a compelling look at the polar bear in its rarely visited and changing landscape. Join us as we journey beyond the printed page for an intimate gathering with Steven Kazlowski as he talks about his work to document the habitat of a vanishing species, shares his observations on life among the Inupiaq and the Arctic landscape, current ice conditions, and recent polar bear cub counts.

Steven’s photos have been featured in National Wildlife, Audubon, Vanity Fair, TIME for Kids, Backpacking, and Canadian National Geographic. Visit Steven’s web site at http://www.lefteyepro.com


Saint Louis Zoo – Rivers Edge at River Camp
One Government Drive in Forest Park

(Parking is free in the Zoo’s North lot)

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. RSVP by Friday, September 19, 2008

Call Maggie Bauer at 314-533-8586

or email mbauer@academyofsciencestl.org

The evening continues at 7:30 pm at the Saint Louis Zoo Living World with Steven Kazlowski as the featured speaker at the Science Seminar Series public lecture, “The Last Polar Bear: Facing the Truth of a Warming World”


Wednesday, September 24, 2008
5:30 PM-7:00 PM