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Stamping Out Extinction Public Lecture at Smithsonian's National Zoo

WHAT:
Free public lecture on the Save Vanishing Species postage stamp

WHEN:
Thursday, March 3
Stamp signing: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Lecture: 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

WHERE:
Visitor Center Auditorium
Smithsonian's National Zoo
3001 Connecticut Ave. N.W.

WHO:
Nancy Stahl, Save Vanishing Species stamp illustrator
Brian Arroyo, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's assistant director for international affairs

The National Zoo and National Postal Museum are teaming up with U.S. Fish and Wildlife for a free public lecture on World Wildlife Day. The lecture features Nancy Stahl and Bryan Arroyo.

Attendees will learn about the process behind the creation of a semi-postal stamp and how funds from selling the stamp have contributed to saving species worldwide. A stamp signing will take place before the event at 5:30 p.m. in the Zoo's Visitor Center lobby. Stamp sheets will be available for purchase, and any donations will support the National Zoo's conservation efforts. Parking is free for lecture attendees.