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Wine and Design: Paint for Amphibian Conservation

Jun 26, 2015 04:12PM, Published by Kevin, Categories: Outdoors, Shop+Dine, Today, Arts+Entertainment




Paint for fun AND a good cause . . . with Wine and Design: Paint for Conservation, an event dedicated to amphibian conservation, Saturday, July 11 at 7:00 pm. at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland.

Frogs are living art with their vivid colors and intricate patterns, but sadly, they are disappearing at an alarming rate. This summer you can help these endangered animals with a night out at the zoo! Join us for a fun evening of painting, wine-sipping, and most importantly, fundraising for frogs!

Take part in a poison dart frog meet & greet, then paint one in this scene created exclusively for Reptiland by Williamsport Wine & Design!

Not into painting? Purchase a non-painting ticket and enjoy everything else this event has to offer including live music by Blue River Spell and food by the Genetti; experience zoo exhibits by torchlight and special up-close animal encounters!

In addition to our ongoing conservation efforts, we’re hosting this event to raise awareness and funds for the global amphibian crisis; a portion of all ticket sales will be given to the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG) through the Association of Zoos & Aquariums. (Read more about these organizations below)

Austin Orelli, the very talented artist behind The Wildlife of Autism, will be here selling his animal-inspired artwork and will donate a portion of his proceeds to the ATAG as well. Personal donations will also be accepted at the event.

Ticket Information

Painting tickets
Regular price: $35
Member price: $30

Non-painting tickets
Regular price: $20
Member price: $18

Please note: Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages to this event. Wine will be available for purchase, and bottled water will be provided.

Frogs in Crisis: Facts

  • Nearly one-third of the world’s amphibian species are known to be threatened or extinct, a rate higher than that of any birds or mammals.
  • As many as 159 amphibian species may already be extinct.
  • At least 42% of all species are declining in population, indicating that the number of threatened species can be expected to rise in the future. Less than one percent of species show population increases.

(Source: International Union for Conservation of Nature’s 2008 update of the Global Amphibian Assessment)

More about Conservation & ATAG

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is responsible for a number of conservation initiatives, including ATAG. The mission of this group, comprised of zoo professionals and industry experts, is to support the conservation of amphibians, bothin situ and ex situ, through scientific management of assurance colonies, education, and research. Through the ATAG Conservation Grant Fund, grant monies are awarded for conservation projects. Click here to see a list of past recipients.

For more information on the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group and their Conservation Grant Fund, visit saveamphibians.org.

We hope you’ll join us for this fun event. If not for the painting and wine, then for the worthy cause it supports!

(Plus, it’s going to be hoppin’!)

Event link: http://reptiland.com/special-events/wine-and-design-paint-for-conservation/

Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland
18628 US Route 15
Allenwood, PA 17810
570-538-1869
info@reptiland.com


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