Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon
(Registration closes one week prior to event date)
2018 Dates and Topics:
January 9 – What is Palm Oil?
Unsustainable palm oil production impacts animals and their habitats; learn more about this topic and how you can help
February 13 – Why do they look the way they do?
Discover why some animals of the same species have different colors, sizes and shapes and how this helps them to survive.
March 13 – Zoo Careers
Join us to find out about the various jobs at the Zoo. You just might find one perfect for you!
April 10 – Turtles and other Reptiles
These animals play an important role in our ecosystem.
May 8 – The Scoop on Poop
Find out what we do with all of the waste material from our Zoo animals. Participants should dress for the weather and be prepared to walk.
September 11 – Animal training at the Zoo
Learn how training techniques that focus on an animals’ natural behaviors help to enhance our Zoo animals’ lives. This program will meet in the Zoo’s Auditorium.
October 9 – Do Bears have Spectacles?
We’ll learn about a special group of bears and how the Zoo is helping them in the wild. You can also choose to create a bear of your own! If you choose not to create a bear, you’re welcome to join us for the program. There is an additional cost of $6 per child per bear if you would like to create a bear to take home with you (optional).
November 13 – All About Birds
This is a very diverse group of animals with interesting methods of survival. This program will meet in the Zoo’s Auditorium.
December 11 – Cold weather animals
Many animals have unique ways of staying warm when the weather gets cold. Participants should dress for the weather and be prepared to walk)