Save the Cheetahs

Dr. Laurie Marker joins us to talk about one of the world's most beautiful animals that is in danger.  She is Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) based in Namibia, Africa. Having worked with cheetahs since 1974, Laurie set up the not-for profit Cheetah Conservation Fund in 1990, moving to Namibia to develop a permanent conservation research Centre for the wild cheetah.  For more information about the Cheetah Conservation Fund and Dr. Laurie Marker visit her website.

The Run for the Cheetah is an event designed to raise awareness about the endangered cheetah and to raise funds to support the Cheetah Conservation Fund's programs. Join them Saturday, October 11, 2008, Oregon Zoo, 4001 SW Canyon Rd, Portland, Oregon. To register for the run, click here.

Starting Times:
7:00 a.m. Day of Race Registration
8:00 a.m. Kid's Run / Walk
8:30 a.m. 8K Run / Walk
8:45 a.m. 5K Run / Walk
9:00 a.m. Food, Fun& Festivities
10:00 a.m. Awards/Prize Drawing


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