Dr. Peter Raven Keynotes ‘Saving the Forest, Saving Ourselves’ – Free & Open to the Public – April 26

Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest Presents the First Annual Conservation Awareness & Fundraising Forum

Saving the Forest, Saving Ourselves
with speaker Dr. Peter Raven

One of Earth’s most awe inspiring and enchanting natural wonders, tropical rainforests play a vital role in your life. Yet many of these ecosystems are under threat. Dr. Raven will give an inspiring presentation about how the health of these wondrous natural habitats and related global conservation issues impact all of us, and consider what we can do to help.

Thursday, April 26, 2012
6-7p Drinks and Hors d’oeuvres
7-8p Presentation by Dr. Peter Raven
Coffee and Desert

Saint Louis Zoo’s Living World

Keynote speaker Dr. Peter Raven is one of the world’s leading botanists and advocates of conservation and biodiversity. Described by TIME magazine as a “Hero for the Planet”, Dr. Raven is President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden, and chairman of the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research and Exploration, and chair of the Division of Earth and Life Studies of the National Research Council.

The event is free!
Registration is required.
Call 314-954-4864 or go to www.friendsoftherainforest.org/10years/.
Free parking in the North Lot of the Saint Louis Zoo.
Dress is business casual.

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