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October 2015

Dr. Laurie Marker Lecture at California Polytechnic State University

October 7 @ 8:00 pm
California Polytechnic State University,
building 33-286, Fisher Science Rm 286
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 United States
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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, will host a free public lecture by Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund. Encapsulating a 40-year career in cheetah research, education and conservation, Dr. Marker will present “The Life of the Cheetah,” a comprehensive look at this iconic feline species, covering the cheetah’s unique biology, incredible agility and speed, and the threats that make this animal the most endangered of all the African big cats. The talk takes…

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Lecture and Dinner at Safari West

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Safari West,
3115 Porter Creek Rd
Santa Rosa, 95404
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Join Dr. Marker at Safari West for a lecture and dinner! This is a great place to meet and talk with the leading cheetah expert, Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund Dr. Laurie Marker. Tickets: Adult ticket: $60.00 Children (4-12): $15.00 Date: October 8, 2014 Time: 3pm-9pm Silent auction: 3:00-5:00 pm Appetizers: 5:30 and Dinner: 6:00. With your ticket you will gain access to a silent auction, a buffet dinner and Dr. Markers talk. To reserve your ticket(s),…

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Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN) Expo

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mission Bay Conference Center,
1675 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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The Wildlife Conservation Expo brings together many of the world’s leading wildlife conservationists in one place. Attendees can meet conservationists, hear their talks and be part of a community dedicated to saving endangered animals. Dr․ Jane Goodall will return in 2015 as the event’s keynote speaker. Other speakers will include Dr. Iain Douglas-Hamilton of Save the Elephants, Dr. Colleen Begg of Niassa Lion Project, and many more. Dr. Laurie Marker of Cheetah Conservation Fund will be at the CCF booth for a…

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San Francisco Book Passage Talk & Book Signing

October 11 @ 4:00 pm
Book Passage San Francisco,
1 Ferry Building

San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of her founding of the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia, Dr. Marker will be speaking about her years of conservation work to save the cheetah in the wild, and illustrating her talk with photos by award-winning wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas. You can purchase your one-of-a-kind book, A Future For Cheetahs, written by leading cheetah expert, Dr. Marker and filled with the outstanding photography of Suzi Eszterhas, who spent three years in the wilds of Africa to…

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2015 ZACC Conference

October 12 - October 16

Join us as Denver Zoo hosts the 2015 Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation (ZACC) October 12-16, 2015. Denver Zoo is committed to conservation, and is excited to host the 20th anniversary of the Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Conservation Conference in 2015. The mission of the ZACC Conference is to encourage and promote increased involvement of zoos and aquariums in support of field conservation – locally, nationally and internationally. ZACC conferences bring together field researchers and zoo colleagues every…

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CCF Talk “Conservation In Action! Dogs Saving Cheetahs in Namibia” at the Veterans’ Memorial Building in Santa Cruz California

October 13 @ 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Veterans’ Memorial Building in CG Matthews Hall,
846 Front Street

Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Join Dr. Laurie Marker, Conservationist & World Cheetah Specialist, Founder & Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund as she speaks about CCF’s groundbreaking Livestock Guarding Dog program. This program is saving cheetahs and other predators by minimizing predation on farmers’ livestock. Dr. Marker’s presentation will include the stunning photography of Suzi Eszterhas, award-winning wildlife photographer. ALSO – Hear about a unique sustainable travel destination in Namibia: Cheetah Conservation Fund Headquarters. Find out how you can visit CCF and experience conservation…

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Explorers Club Lecture, Dinner & VIP Reception New York

October 20
Explorer’s Club NYC,
46 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021 United States
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Come celebrate CCF’s 25th Anniversary with a VIP reception with Dr. Laurie Marker and the LEO Zoological Conservation Center’s ambassador cheetah Adaeze and companion dog Odie. This is a special private fundraiser to support CCF’s programs. VIP reception 6:00 – 7:00 PM VIP only – Ticket $225 VIP with dinner and lecture – Ticket $275 Tickets for a VIP reception, dinner and lecture Dinner and lecture only no VIP 7:00 – 9:00 Dinner and lecture only – Explorers Club Members…

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Cheetah Seminar – “The Biology and Conservation of Cheetahs”

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The National Zoo,
3001 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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The seminar will highlight the science and conservation of the cheetah, and will bring together some of the world’s leading cheetah experts to summarize and synthesize the current scientific knowledge on the cheetah, present the most pressing conservation issues for the species, and to share success stories in alleviating the broad threats that continue to jeopardize their long-term survival. Speakers include: Laurie L. Marker, DPhil. Cheetah Conservation Fund Founder and Executive Director of CCF Bruce Brewer, Ph.D. Cheetah Conservation Fund…

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14th Annual Cheetah Conservation Fund Benefit – DC Gala

October 22
Foley & Lardner LLP – Georgetown Waterfront,
3000 K St. NW
Washington, 20007
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Come to Washington DC’s annual Cheetah Conservation Fund fundraising party in historic Georgetown. It’s a wild and fun night in the nation’s capitol with a cheetah ambassador, silent auction, and the chance to meet CCF founder and Executive Director Dr. Laurie Marker. You won’t want to miss it! VIP 5:30 – 6:30 General Admission 6:30 – 9:00 Purchase Tickets Event Flyer

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Shots For Spots

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Paul & Eddie’s – Monta Vista Inn,
21619 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Join Us! Come out to the Cheetah Conservation Fundraiser event, Shots For Spots! Featuring a Live band “The Glow”, raffle & silent auction, dinner and lots of shots for spots. You won’t want to miss it! Early Bird Special Tickets Available until October 20th Entrance fee + dinner with dessert: $22 Combo ticket (1 entry fee, 1 dinner/dessert, plus 1 raffle ticket): $25 Menu is combo skewers (one satay chicken, one spicy grilled pork) with peanut sauce, steamed rice, and papaya salad.…

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