Friday, September 19, 2014

Fall Backyard Habitat Classes at Woodland Park Zoo!

Pollinators: Saving our populations of bees
Oct 4, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
Bees might be small in size but humans depend on them for the success of our food supply.  As bees are rapidly disappearing our food supply is also in peril.  Uncover some of the mysteries of why bee populations are struggling to survive and the solutions affecting the health of honey bees, native bumble bees and other native pollinators. Fee: $25 per person

Amphibians: Conservation Efforts for Ecosystem Ambassadors

Oct 18, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Found on nearly every continent, amphibians are important indicator species for environmental health even as they undergo decline worldwide.  Come and learn fascinating facts about these beautiful animals, their crucial role in the ecosystem, and global conservation efforts to save them from extinction.  Find out how you can support the call to action, ensuring that these creatures will continue to thrive on our planet as they have done from more than 200 million years. Fee: $25 per person