Orangutan Conservation with Dr. Jamartin Sihite

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events

Thursday, September 13, 2018

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening with experts Dr. Sihite, based in Borneo, and Como Zoo Keeper Megan Elder to learn about the challenges facing wild orangutans, and the heroic efforts of the BOS Foundation to save them.

Dr. Jamartin Sihite, CEO of the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF). Dr. Sihite is visiting Como to discuss what it is like to work with wild orangutans and his experience saving, rehabilitating, and relocating them. BOSF manages orangutan rescue, rehabilitation and re-introduction programs in East and Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. They are the biggest primate conservation NGO worldwide, caring for over 700 orangutans. Space is limited. Please RSVP.

Special Access Events for Como Friends Supporters

Sneak peeks at Como’s newest attractions, invitations to special access programs, and previews of animal and garden events at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory are our way of saying thank you for being a supporter of Como Friends.

Como Friends’ Supporter Special Access Events

Have you supported Como Friends with a gift of $25 or more in the past year? If so, then you are invited to this event.

RSVP at 651-487-8229 or comomembership@comofriends.org.

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