Conservation Connection

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Conservation Connection is a presentation series that the Topeka Zoo has started in order to inform people about conservation efforts going on in their own backyard as well as on a global scale. Conservation Connection will be held every other month during the 2015 season. They are always held on a Thursday from 6:30-7:30.

 This event is FREE to the public!

Dates for 2015 are as follows:

Nov 12:

Dr. Daniel Hilliard, Executive Director of the Zoo Conservation Outreach Group will provide a presentation free to the public, at the Topeka Zoo on Thursday, November 12th, 6:30-7:30 PM. The Zoo Conservation Outreach Group (ZCOG) is an internationally recognized group specializing in Conservation work throughout the North American continent. ZCOG has worked for many years to conserve a rich diversity of North American animals including endangered birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians. Some examples include Jaguars, Giant armadillos, Andean bears, Sea Turtles, Crowned eagles, Tapirs, frogs, and more. Through maintaining long term partnerships with conservation organizations, researchers, and workers in the field, ZCOG has provided protection and preservation of endangered wildlife throughout North America.

Join us as Dr. Hilliard speaks on these amazing creatures and the state of wildlife conservation in North America in the Gary K. Clarke Education Center at the zoo, on November 12th, 6:30 PM. Gates to the zoo open at 6:15 PM. Entrance is free to the public. For questions or additional information, please contact Dennis Dinwiddie at, or 785-368-9134.


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