Barrows Lecture http://wvxu.org en "World's Rarest Rhinos" at Barrows Series http://wvxu.org/post/worlds-rarest-rhinos-barrows-series <p></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 14pt;">Bill Konstant serves as Program Officer for the <a href="http://www.rhinos.org/" target="_blank">International Rhino Foundation</a>, traveling the world to build collaborative programs that help bring an end to poaching. As part of the Cincinnati Zoo <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/?s=barrows" target="_blank">Barrows Lecture series</a>, Mr. Konstant will present “The World’s Rarest Rhinos” Wednesday evening April 23, providing a look at the last three decades of wildlife conservation, as well as a glimpse into what the future looks like for the world's five rhino species.&nbsp;Earlier, the <a href="http://www.cincinnatizoo.org" target="_blank">Zoo’s </a>Thane Maynard had a chance to talk with Bill Konstant about the world’s rhino population. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 25578 at http://wvxu.org "World's Rarest Rhinos" at Barrows Series Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Steven Amstrup http://wvxu.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-steven-amstrup <p>The final <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/"><strong>Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a> presentation at the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo</strong></a> takes place Wednesday, May 15 and features renowned polar bear expert <a href="http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/about-us/staff"><strong>Dr. Steven Amstrup</strong></a>. He has been studying polar bears for over 30 years and, as Thane Maynard discovers in this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>, his current work with <a href="http://www.polarbearsinternational.org/"><strong>Polar Bears International</strong> </a>is showing some dangerous trends affecting their habitat and ability to feed and survive.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 12280 at http://wvxu.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Steven Amstrup Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Olivia Judson http://wvxu.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-olivia-judson <p>The next guest in the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a> is acclaimed evolutionary biologist and writer,<a href="http://www.drtatiana.com/author.shtml"> <strong>Dr. Olivia Judson</strong></a>. Her acclaimed book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Dr-Tatianas-Sex-Advice-Creation/dp/0805063323/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20%ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1366645100&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=dr.+tatiana%27s+sex+advice+to+all+creation"><strong>Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation</strong></a> has been translated into 15 different languages, became a TV special in England and Canada, and was described by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins as a "winningly sophisticated zoological comedy." She joins Thane Maynard on this phone to talk about her work, her writings and her May 1 visit to the Zoo on this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11778 at http://wvxu.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. Olivia Judson Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. William Conway http://wvxu.org/post/zoos-barrows-lecture-series-dr-william-conway <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Zoo’s Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaker is a true titan in the world of animal conservation and zoos. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Dr. William Conway</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> served as director of the world-famous </span><a href="http://www.bronxzoo.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Bronx Zoo</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> for 43 years, transforming it into one of the leaders of the use of naturalistic exhibitions. He has also led the </span><a href="http://www.wcs.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Wildlife Conservation Society</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> into one of the strongest conservation organizations in the country, operating 4 zoos and 1 aquarium in New York City. In advance of his Wednesday, April 17 talk at the Zoo, Dr. Conway joins Thane Maynard by phone on this week’s </span><a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Field Notes</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11320 at http://wvxu.org Zoo's Barrows Lecture Series: Dr. William Conway John Kamanga - Barrow Lecture Series Speaker http://wvxu.org/post/john-kamanga-barrow-lecture-series-speaker <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The next </span><a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/winifred-emil-barrows-lecture-series/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Barrows Conservation Lecture Series</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> speaker at the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Cincinnati Zoo</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is </span><a href="http://www.new-ag.info/en/view/point.php?a=1019" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>John Kamanga</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a </span>Masai<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> elder working to preserve the land of the </span><a href="http://www.soralo.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>South Rift Valley in Kenya</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He’s on the phone from Kenya during</span><a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/field-notes" style="line-height: 1.5;"> <strong>Field Notes</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with Thane Maynard to discuss the various conservation projects he is involved with, as well as his April 11 visit to the Zoo. He is also the recipient of the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">2013 Cincinnati Zoo Wildlife Conservation Award.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Thane Maynard 11035 at http://wvxu.org John Kamanga - Barrow Lecture Series Speaker