Ranching, Timber, Industry and Conservation Converge to Form Working Lands to Preserve Oregon Ranches

Adel, Oregon (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 An unprecedented statewide collaboration between ranchers, farmers, timber, business, conservation and government groups is underway to manage juniper, guard the land, protect the threatened sage grouse species while preserving Oregon’s ranch industry. Drive onto John O’Keeffe’s Southeastern Oregon ranch and you’re pretty sure you’ve just stepped to a ...

Feline Conservation Federation Offers Two Continuing Education Courses on Feline Husbandry and Conservation Education

Feline Conservation Federation Offers Two Continuing Education Courses on Feline Husbandry and Conservation Education
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 16, 2015 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) will teach its highly acclaimed Wild/Exotic Feline Husbandry Course and its Wildlife Conservation Educator’s Course on Wednesday, June 24 at the Wichita Airport La Quinta Inn and Suites in Wichita, Kansas. FCF membership is not required to take either of these two continuing education ...

Cheetah Conservation Fund Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Announces Two-Part Cheetah Summit

Cheetah Conservation Fund Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Announces Two-Part Cheetah Summit
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 16, 2015 Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), the longest-running cheetah conservation program in existence, marks its milestone 25th anniversary in July. Founded in 1990 by research scientist and conservation biologist Dr. Laurie Marker, CCF has grown over the past 25 years from a rural research outpost into a world-class research, education and ...

Mountain Lions in Our Community: Conservation Leaders Converge for Solutions Regarding Big Cats Versus Humans

Mountain Lions in Our Community: Conservation Leaders Converge for Solutions Regarding Big Cats Versus Humans
Oakland, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2015 On Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes the public to attend a talk about mountain lions in our community. Leaders from the Bay Area Puma Project, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and the Mountain Lion Foundation will gather to discuss the hot ...

Lemur Conservation Foundation & Madecasse Partner to Raise Awareness About ‘Camp Indri’ and Lemur Conservation in Madagascar

Lemur Conservation Foundation & Madecasse Partner to Raise Awareness About 'Camp Indri' and Lemur Conservation in Madagascar
(PRWEB) March 26, 2015 Lemur Conservation Foundation and Madécasse partner to raise awareness and funds needed for improvements at ASSR and Camp Indri, a large (almost 105 square miles), mountainous rainforest reserve located in northeastern Madagascar. During the month of March Madecasse will donate a percentage of purchases to help fund the research station and ...

Dr. Mamie Parker to Speak on Urban Wildlife Refuges at Marstel-Day Wildlife Conservation Awareness Campaign

Dr. Mamie Parker to Speak on Urban Wildlife Refuges at Marstel-Day Wildlife Conservation Awareness Campaign
Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of Marstel-Day, LLC, announced that the international consulting firm’s Wildlife Conservation Awareness Campaign will feature inspirational speaker Dr. Mamie Parker, formerly of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, speaking on how Urban Wildlife Refuges stir children’s curiosity about nature. The talk will be ...

Lemur Conservation Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Lemur Conservation Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
Myakka City, FL. (PRWEB) December 01, 2014 Lemur Conservation Foundation is delighted to announce that Ms. Anne Essner, Mr. John Freeman, Ms. Elizabeth Moore, and Ms. Razia Said have joined their board of directors. Anne Essner has served on The Women’s Board of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she chaired its ...

Lemur Conservation Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

Lemur Conservation Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
Myakka City, FL. (PRWEB) December 01, 2014 Lemur Conservation Foundation is delighted to announce that Ms. Anne Essner, Mr. John Freeman, Ms. Elizabeth Moore, and Ms. Razia Said have joined their board of directors. Anne Essner has served on The Women’s Board of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, where she chaired its ...

Oakland Zoo Plays Vital Role in Saving a Frog Species and Hosts Renowned Conservation Speaker

Oakland Zoo Plays Vital Role in Saving a Frog Species and Hosts Renowned Conservation Speaker
Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2014 After multiple months of waiting for final permits, Oakland Zoo has acquired the required state and federal permits to help save the Mountain Yellow-Legged frog, a highly endangered amphibian. This frog species, which once hopped throughout California’s upper elevations, has dropped significantly in numbers, more than ninety percent in ...