November 23, 12:00 p.m.; Osher Great Hall of the Lurie Education Center
Executive Director of Felidae Conservation Fund, Zara McDonald, gives an engaging and inspiring presentation about mountain lions and the work that is currently underway to study and protect them. Felidae Conservation Fund is a nonprofit that advances the conservation of wild cats and their habitats planet-wide through a combination of groundbreaking research, compelling education and cutting-edge technology. Felidae’s local project is the Bay Area Puma Project--the first large-scale research, education and conservation program for mountain lions in and around the San Francisco Bay Area. In her lecture, McDonald discusses mountain lion ecology and history and the challenges of sharing the habitat with mountain lions, and offers essential tips for living and recreating without fear in puma habitat.
Lecture is free. Recommended for ages 12 and above. For more information, call 415-753-7073.