Eco-Family Programs 2020

Monarch Watch
Sat., September 19 • 1:00pm-2:30pm

Join educators for this important citizen science program to learn all about the beautiful and endangered Monarch butterfly! Get a firsthand look at the different life stages of this insect, tag adult Monarchs for their migration to Mexico, and learn how you can provide butterfly habitat in your own backyard!


This is a free program, but registration is required. Registration opens 8/12.
Monarch Watch
Sun., September 20 • 1:00pm-2:30pm

Join educators for this important citizen science program to learn all about the beautiful and endangered Monarch butterfly! Get a firsthand look at the different life stages of this insect, tag adult Monarchs for their migration to Mexico, and learn how you can provide butterfly habitat in your own backyard!


This is a free program, but registration is required. Registration opens 8/12.
Celebrate Bats
Sat., October 24th • 5:00pm-6:30pm

Bat Week is an international, annual celebration designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health of our natural world and economy. These nocturnal creatures are often misunderstood, but they act as valuable predators to many insects, including mosquitos! Join educators as we kick off this celebration with hands on activities, games and an up close look at these creatures of the night!


This is a free program, but registration is required. Registration opens 9/24.
Owl Prowl
Sat., November 7th • 6:00pm-7:30pm

Whooo’s awake in the dark at the zoo? Join educators for a night hike to explore the sleeping forest, listen for some nocturnal feathered friends, and experience a close encounter with one of our ambassador owls. Be sure to dress warm and put on your best listening ears!



This is a free program, but registration is required. Registration opens 10/7.