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Conservation In Action! Dogs Saving Cheetahs in Namibia

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Date:
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Santa Cruz Veterans’ Memorial Building in CG Matthews Hall
846 Front Street

Join Dr. Laurie Marker, Conservationist & World Cheetah Specialist, Founder & Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund as she speaks about CCF’s groundbreaking Livestock Guarding Dog program. This program is saving cheetahs and other predators by minimizing predation on farmers’ livestock. Dr. Marker’s presentation will include the stunning photography of Suzi Eszterhas, award-winning wildlife photographer.

ALSO – Hear about a unique sustainable travel destination in Namibia: Cheetah Conservation Fund Headquarters. Find out how you can visit CCF and experience conservation in action in the heart of Namibia, get to know nearby National Parks and places that make your trip unforgettable. Talk with volunteers who have been to CCF Headquarters and browse craft items from Namibia.

Plus meet Argo the Anatolian Shepherd, a Livestock Guarding Dog like those in Namibia that help to save the cheetah!

Light refreshments will be served.

Argo
General Admission – $20
Couples – $30
Seniors and Veterans – $15
Students (any age with a current Student ID) – $10

TICKETS:
http://cheetah.org/event/ccf-talk-at-the-veterans-building-in-santa-cruz-california/

Dr. Laurie Marker will also be giving a seminar for the UC Santa Cruz Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department on Campus, titled “25 years of Cheetah Conservation – Biology and Ecology Leading to Conservation,” the following day – Wednesday, Oct.14th
Added to the calendar on Sat, Oct 3, 2015 9:59PM
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