Last Call for Frans Lanting Tickets

There are still seat left but our first speaker event of the season is near capacity in our 285 seat Brown Education Center auditorium. Tickets are available at http://www.houstonzoo.org/lectureseries/.

October 13th we welcome world acclaimed National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting and videographer Christine Eckstrom to the Houston Zoo’s Brown Education Center. Doors open at 6:30pm for refreshments from FreeB!rds World Burrito. Speaker event begins at 7:00pm.

FRANS LANTING has been hailed as one of the great nature photographers of our time. His influential work appears in books, magazines, and exhibitions around the world. For more than two decades he has documented wildlife and our relationship with nature in environments from the Amazon to Antarctica. He portrays wild creatures as ambassadors for the preservation of complete ecosystems, and his many publications have increased worldwide awareness of endangered ecological treasures in far corners of the earth.

CHRISTINE ECKSTROM is a writer, editor, and videographer.  She is the author of Forgotten Edens, and is a contributing author of numerous books published by National Geographic, where she worked as a staff writer for 15 years.  Assignments have taken her to wild places on all seven continents, and for the past two decades she has worked with her husband and partner, Frans Lanting, on fieldwork from the Amazon to Mongolia. She collaborated with Lanting to write and edit Life: A Journey through Time), and to realize The LIFE Project as a traveling exhibition, an interactive website, and a multimedia orchestral performance with music by Philip Glass.  She has teamed up with Lanting to produce natural history and photography books, including Jungles, Penguin, Eye to Eye and Okavango: Africa’s Last Eden.



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