It is hoped that the campaign would raise at least 0,000 for 1.
“We're low in comparison to our peer institutions,” said Stuart, who will also lead the foundation.
“We need to see the endowment get to $100 million or $200 million.” The new charitable body allows the zoological society to establish a second board of directors to help it reach out to big donors.
“They will provide another avenue for us to get the word out about what the society is striving to achieve,” said Berit Durler, incoming president of the society's longtime board of trustees.
New Zealand’s Save Our Species Campaign (SOS) January 1, 2007 deal between the New Zealand National Parks and Conservation Foundation, Air New Zealand and Foodstuffs South Island, will result in a Save Our Species (SOS) campaign to save 6 endangered native South Island bird species.
Cards featuring critically endangered birds will be sold for $2 in New World South Island supermarkets.
The will be donated to bird conservation and breeding programs.
Air New Zealand has underwritten the printing costs.
Vikram Chari, 40, a business owner from San Francisco, told the San Francisco Chronicle he and his 6-year-old son witnessed the Dec. Three men tried to yank the keeper from the 3-year-old female Siberian tiger's grip, but the tiger did not let go until a zoo employee jabbed her in the head with a long pole, he said.
If you wish to contribute to a fund for the San Francisco Zoo animal keeper injured in the tiger attack, you can visit this Web site: San Diego Zoo Announces New Foundation January 2, 2007 Jeanette Steele The San Diego Zoo has formed a new nonprofit foundation to help with fund raising.