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News from WCS's Zoos, Aquarium and Field Conservation Programs Across the Globe
Op-Eds & Blogs
April 30, 2012
Fourth Annual WCS Run for the Wild 5K and Family Fun Run at WCS Bronx Zoo
More Than 5,200 Dash Through WCS’s Bronx Zoo to Save Lions and Other Wildlife Fiona Bayly from Manhattan – First woman to cross the finish line (17:40)Chris Johnstone from Brooklyn – First man to cross the finish line (16:20) Alex Carr of Staten Island earns top fundraiser honors with $7,200 Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show matches top fundraiser VIP attendees include Congressman José E. Serrano, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Elvis Duran and Greg T from Elvis Duran Z100 Morning Show, and Jill Nicoli...
April 23, 2012
Con Edison Presents: The Wildlife Conservation Society’s “Run for the Wild” 2012
4th annual 5k and family fun run/walk at WCS’s Bronx Zoo More than 5,000 runners and walkers will help WCS save lions and their habitats around the worldSaturday, April 28, 2012 Media check-in: 7:30 a.m. Bronx, N.Y. – April 23, 2012 – The fourth annual WCS Run for the Wild 5k run and family fun run/walk takes place this Saturday, April 28 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s run/walk is dedicated to saving lions, their habitat and other wildlife. The Wildlife Conservation Society wo...
April 20, 2012
“Pasta for the Planet” Comes to Arthur Avenue in Support of WCS Run for the Wild
Belmont BID to host pasta feast at Mario’s Restaurant to support 4th Annual 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Runners, walkers, and ALL pasta lovers welcomeRunners, walkers, and wildlife supporters can load-up on carbs before the run or just enjoy specialty pastas Presented by Con Edison: WCS Run for the Wild 2012 is dedicated to saving lionsPasta for the Planet: Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:00–9:00 p.m.WCS Run for the Wild: Saturday, April 28, 2012Visit www.WCS.RunfortheWild.org for tickets...
April 19, 2012
Ethiopia’s Cheetahs, Wild Dogs, and Lions Get National Action Plans
Plans are first steps to manage and conserve Ethiopia’s large carnivores Action plans released at press conference in Ethiopia NEW YORK (April 19, 2012) – Three of Ethiopia’s large carnivores – the cheetah, wild dog, and lion – received much-needed action plans today to address future conservation of these imperiled predators, which are increasingly threatened by development and human-related activities.The plans, endorsed by Dr. Kifle, Director General of the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation A...
March 30, 2012
WCS Statement on Bureau of Land Mangement's Draft Plan for the NPR-A
Said Dr. Steve Zack: “We strongly feel that Alternative B, which categorizes areas critical for wildlife as unavailable for oil and gas leasing, balances energy development and wildlife protection in a landscape rich in both resources.” NEW YORK, NY, MARCH 30, 2012—The Wildlife Conservation Society has issued a statement in response to the U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s draft Integrated Activity Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (IAP/EIS) for the National Petrole...
March 01, 2012
WCS's Prospect Park Zoo Announces Education Programs and Camps for Children and Families
Spring and summer programs give young animal lovers an introduction to the world of wildlife Brooklyn, N.Y. – March 1, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo has opened registration for spring and summer education programs for children and families. Beginning in March, these programs offer a glimpse into wildlife, nature, and the environment. Participants will learn about wildlife through a variety of activities including age-appropriate games, crafts, sing-alongs, exhibit ...
March 01, 2012
U.S. Rep. José E. Serrano (D-Bronx) Honored for Leadership in Wildlife Conservation
Award Celebrates Dedication to State and Tribal Wildlife Grants, Which Need Congressional Support WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 1, 2012) – The Bronx Zoo-headquartered Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) congratulated U.S. Rep. José E. Serrano (D-Bronx) for receiving the Teaming With Wildlife Award, celebrating champions of wildlife conservation. The Teaming With Wildlife Coalition, within which WCS serves as a steering committee member, is comprised of more than 6,300 state fish and wildlife agencies,...
February 28, 2012
WCS’s Central Park Zoo Announces Education Programs for Children and Families
Spring and summer programming gives young participants an introduction to the world of wildlife New York – Feb. 28, 2012 – The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Central Park Zoo has opened registration for spring and summer education programs for children and families. Beginning in March, these programs offer a glimpse into wildlife, nature, and the environment. Participants will learn about wildlife through a variety of activities including age-appropriate games, crafts, sing-alongs, exhibit visi...
February 16, 2012
Congo Park Expanded to Protect “Naive” Chimpanzees
The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to include pristine forest Chimps with no fear of humans approach rather than flee New York (February 16, 2012)—The Republic of Congo has formally expanded Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park to protect an increasingly rare treasure: one of Africa’s most pristine forests and a population of “naive” chimpanzees with so little exposure to humans that the curious apes investigate the conservationists who study them rather than run aw...
February 03, 2012
Presented by Con Edison: The WCS Run for the Wild 2012: Run to Save Lions
4th Annual 5k and Family Fun Run at WCS’s Bronx Zoo Registration is now open at www.wcs.runforthewild.orgEvent Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012 Bronx, N.Y. – Feb. 2, 2012 – Calling all runners, walkers, and athletic hopefuls – it is time to lace-up your running shoes to prepare for New York City’s wildest race: the fourth annual Wildlife Conservation Society’s Run for the Wild at WCS’s Bronx Zoo. This year’s 5k-run/walk takes place on Saturday, April 28, 2012 and is dedicated to saving lions...
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