FREE Conservation Lecture Series at Sequoia Park Zoo
The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series kicks-off with a lecture and conservation crafts sale scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Mary Wykstra of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya (ACK) will present an update on her current projects. The lecture will be held in the Zoo’s Flamingo Room at 7:00 PM and preceded by a reception and African conservation crafts sale beginning at 6:30 PM at the Zoo.
In 2017, Mary’s fundraising efforts focused on the launch of Carnivores Livelihoods and Landscapes (CaLL), the new parent organization that supports ACK and other independent conservation and community-development projects in Kenya. Come hear the latest updates about CaLL and ACK.
Mary Wykstra is the Founder and Director of Action for Cheetahs in Kenya. Mary began her career as a zoo keeper in Michigan and an exhibit designer in Utah prior to travelling to Africa to follow her passion for cheetahs. She has worked in Kenya since 2001 using field research to develop initiatives in communities that improve livelihoods, promote environmental awareness and assure a future for cheetahs in Kenya.
What: FREE Conservation Lecture: Cheetahs
When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Reception & Craft Sale 6:30 PM
Lecture 7:00 PM
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W Street, Eureka, Flamingo Room
The Mission of Sequoia Park Zoo is to inspire conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.