You are invited to join us!
April 26, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
SAINT LOUIS ZOO
Join us for drinks, hors d’oeuvres and a discussion about how tropical rainforest habitats and global conservation issues impact your life.
The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Details and registration at: friendsoftherainforest.org/10years
Saving the Forest, Saving Ourselves
An awareness and fundraising forum
BY DR. PETER RAVEN
Keynote speaker: Dr. Peter Raven, one of the world’s leading botanists and advocates of conservation and biodiversity, is described by TIME magazine as a “Hero for the Planet.” He is President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden after serving 40 years as Director. In addition, he is 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.
Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest, formerly known as Monteverde Conservation League U.S., is an independent 501(c)3 tax exempt organization, 242 Old Sulphur Spring Road, Ballwin, MO 63021.