The event will honor internet pioneer James H. Clark for his generous support of multiple wildlife and marine organizations through the James H. Clark Charitable Foundation. He has also donated his time as a board member, advisor and volunteer to many non-profits. He has also been a major funder and producer of several special projects, initiatives and films such as the award winning film about dolphins, The Cove. Also being honored with a leadership award at the event is Google Earth, for its ground-breaking use of technology in the advancement of conservation.
The event will feature a reception, dinner with a focus on local and organic foods, and auction. The Honorary Committee includes Richard Branson, Jackie Chan, Minnie Driver, Harrison Ford, Daryl Hannah, Ang Lee, Yao Ming, Edward Norton and Shauna Robertson.
The A Wild Night event takes place on May 11 at Terra, 511 Harrison St, San Francisco. More information can be found here.