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Vulture Conservation in Focus: A Talk by Dr. Linda van den Heever
Vulture Conservation in Focus: A Talk by Dr. Linda van den Heever

mar, 30 jul

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Johannesburg

Vulture Conservation in Focus: A Talk by Dr. Linda van den Heever

Join us for an insightful talk on vulture conservation by Dr. Linda van den Heever, hosted by BirdLife South Africa. Dr. van den Heever, a renowned expert in vulture conservation with a PhD in Zoology, will share her groundbreaking research on lead poisoning in White-backed Vultures.

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30 jul 2024, 18:30 – 20:00

Johannesburg, 48 Jan Smuts Ave, Forest Town, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

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Join Us for an Insightful Vulture Conservation Talk! Date: Tuesday, July 30th 6:30pm 

Discover the crucial efforts to save South Africa’s Cape and White-backed vultures from the devastating effects of lead poisoning. Join us for an engaging talk by Dr. Linda van den Heever, a leading expert in vulture conservation, at the Vulture Project event.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Linda van den Heever holds a PhD in Zoology from the University of Pretoria, focusing on lead poisoning in South Africa’s Gyps vultures. After a successful corporate career, she shifted her focus to her true passion—conservation. Since 2013, Linda has been with BirdLife South Africa and currently serves as the Species Conservation Programme Manager.

Highlights of the Talk:
  • The impact of lead poisoning on Cape and White-backed vultures
  • Innovative research and solutions for reducing lead exposure in vultures
  • Success stories from Vulture Safe Zones and ongoing monitoring projects
  • Insights into the role of citizen science in vulture conservation
Why Attend?
  • Learn from a leading conservationist with years of experience and groundbreaking research
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the threats facing endangered vultures and the efforts to protect them
  • Discover how you can contribute to vulture conservation efforts
Event Details:
  • Date: Tuesday, July 30th
  • Location: Inside Out Centre for the Arts 48 Jan Smuts Ave Forest Town Johannesburg
  • Time: 6 for 6:30pm
Support Vulture Conservation:

Your attendance supports vital research and conservation efforts aimed at safeguarding these incredible birds. For more information about the Vulture Project and how you can get involved, visit BirdLife South Africa.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the change. Together, we can ensure a safer future for our vultures!

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