The Living Desert will hold its annual fundraiser, the “Zoocademy Awards,” tonight in Indian Wells.
The charity gala will start at 5 p.m. at the Renaissance Esmeralda resort and feature National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore.
The event includes cocktails, dinner, live music, wine and live auctions.
Guests are encouraged to wear “safari” attire.
Sartore is a speaker, author, teacher and regular contributor to Time, Life, Newsweek and Sports Illustrated. His assignments have taken him around the world, and his most recent focus is documenting wildlife, endangered species and landscapes.
Tickets are $250 each and can be purchased at www.livingdesert.org or by calling (760) 346-5694, ext. 2162.