Wed April 11, 2012
Earth Calendar for April 11th and 12th
Dedicated to protecting wildlife and wild places, Sharon Negri founded the Mountain Lion Foundation in 1986 and served as it's director until 1990. Today she directs WildFurtures, a non-profit organization that works to bridge the gap between science and conservation and promotes an understanding of large carnivores through education and community involvement. Sharon Negri was instrumental in the passage of the California Wildlife Protection Act of 1990, co-edited the book Cougar Ecology and Conservation and co-produced the award winning film On Nature's Terms: People and Predators Coexisting in Harmony. Sharon Negri will be the featured speaker at the Cincinnati Zoo's Barrows Conservation Lecture Series on Wednesday, April 25th, at 7:00 pm. The lecture will take place at the Cincinnati Zoo's Frisch's Teater. Visit the Cincinnati Zoo's website for more details.
On Our Calendar
Enjoy a variety of flowers at Buttercup Valley Nature Preserve, a park that has been nurtured by Northside Greenspace for over 10 years. Are there buttercups to be seen or only yellow imposters? Come and enjoy the results of years of labor on the east end of Stanford Drive in Northside in Cincinnati.Call (513) 542-2909 for more information.