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Jane Goodall to stop in Vernon for speaking engagement

Jane Goodall will be in Vernon this March.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/Jane Goodall Foundation

Famed primatologist Jane Goodall will be speaking in Vernon this March.

Goodall, who first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960 armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of observing wildlife, will be sharing her unique experiences at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre March 24, 2020.

"From the moment she witnessed a chimpanzee make a tool to the moment she decided to leave the park in order to save the chimpanzees she cared for, Goodall will describe her extraordinary scientific breakthroughs in animal behaviour and her journey to becoming one of the world’s most prominent and active conservationists," reads the promotional material for her visit. "Goodall’s talks never fail to inspire people of all ages as she recounts her unique experiences as a young woman working alone in the rainforest and her hope for a future where people live in harmony with nature."

Tickets go on sale Monday, Dec. 16.

VIP tickets include a meet and greet with Goodall after the show. The Jane Goodall Institute is a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of  Goodall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment.

All proceeds from ticket sales support the institute’s efforts to save the planet and its most endangered species.


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