Dave Becker "Champion of Change"
On Tuesday, June 11, the White House and the Institute for Museum and Library Services honored Dave Becker, Senior Manager of Learning Experiences at the Chicago Zoological Society, as one of 12 “Champions of Change.” The event focused on honorees that are providing powerful learning experiences...
Dr. Richard Beilfuss
Wednesday, June 26
From a low of just 15 birds in 1941, the Aransas-Wood Buffalo flock of whooping cranes—the last naturally occurring population of these birds in the world—has recovered to its present population of approximately 280 birds. Dr. Richard Beilfuss, president and CEO of the International Crane Foundation, is working to raise awareness about protection of the fragile Gulf ecosystem sustaining whooping cranes.
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Conservation, Education and Training programs are designed to engage and enlighten, inspiring conservation action, connecting young students with scientific fields.
Dr. Robert Lacy leads an internationally known Population Genetics program, creating computer models to give wildlife conservationists detailed data in preserving genetic diversity.
The Veterinary Services Department works with animal caregivers throughout the zoo to maintain the health of the animals in their care.
With one of the longest running programs in the world, CZS has animal nutritional needs down to a science.
CZS behavioral endocrinologists combine studies of behavior and hormones to find innovative ways to protect animals threatened with extinction.
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