March 2, 2010– The Chicago Zoological Society (CZS), which manages Brookfield Zoo, hosted its annual Conservation Dinner on March 2, 2010, at The Art Institute of Chicago. The 2010 George B. Rabb Conservation Medal was awarded to Polar Bears International and its CEO and president, Robert Buchanan, for their conservation efforts in protecting polar bears and arctic habitats. The dinner was presented by the CZS Women’s Board and sponsored by Freeborn & Peters, LLP. The award was created in 2005 by the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society to honor the lifelong legacy of animal welfare and the worldwide conservation leadership of George Rabb, Ph.D., president emeritus of the Society. For more information, visit CZS.org.
Photos by Jim Schulz