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Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.
Lecture: Laurie Marker: Cheetah Conservation Fund and Innovative Non-Profit Management
Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, presents "The Cheetah Conservation Fund: An Example of Innovative Non-Profit Management." Marker is the co-founder and executive director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia, Africa, and she was named Time magazine\'s 2000 "Hero for the Planet." She has more than 30 years of experience working with cheetah conservation. Marker and the CCF staff work with local farmers, schools, governments, and non-government organizations to help increase the understanding of, and appreciation for, the cheetah. Cheetah Conservation Fund activities include numerous innovative conservation and management strategies designed to reduce the conflict between humans and cheetahs.
Sponsored by the Innovative Minds Lecture Series.
Location: Gates Common Room, third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library) (map)
This event is open to the general public.
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