When: Monday, April 6th, 2015, 7:00 – 8:55 PM
Where: At the Dan Beard Boy Scout Council (10078 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH)
Speaker: Fouad Ezra
Title: The Cincinnati Zoo “CREW”
Descriptions: The Carl H. Lindner Jr. Family Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) is the first of its kind, state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to saving endangered plants and animals from extinction.
Fouad Ezra will give a presentation and slide show on the Animal and Plant Conservation Center at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.
Fouad is on the Building Tours and Speakers Bureau, where he does presentations on the CREW program. He has also moderated an 8 week OLLI course titled “Zoo to You”. CREW (Conservation and Research for Endangered Wildlife), is the Conservation Division of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens.
Founded in 1991 by a generous gift of the Lindner Foundation, CREW focuses on the preservation of plant and animal species. Many species of plants and animals have benefited by the on-going research done in this facility, including polar bears, rhinos, small endangered cats, exceptional plants, Blue and Gold Macaws, various amphibians, cheetahs, and many others