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Conservation Speaker Series – Saving the Puma

Wednesday | March 05, 2014 | 6:30 pm — 9:00 pm

Oakland Zoo, Marian Zimmer Auditorium | 9777 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605

Mountain Lions are in crisis, facing increased conservation issues each year as humans encroach further into their habitat. Working with landowners and state agencies, Bay Area Puma Project scientists are using custom GPS-accelerometer collars to track and record pumas and their activities on a continual basis. This research will enable us to develop new conservation and land use strategies to minimize human-puma conflict, and foster a healthy co-existence between humans and pumas in the region. Learn about Oakland Zoo’s involvement with the Bay Area Puma Project.

Zimmer Auditorium Please park in the lower parking lot and proceed to the Maddie’s Center for Science and Environmental Education. Enter the glass doors on the ground level.

Pre-registration not required, tickets purchased at door.

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Cost: $10-$20 for members; $12-$20 for non-members.
Event Email: amy@oaklandzoo.org
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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