The Minnesota Zoo is pleased to present the Our World Speaker Series.  Join wildlife and wild place experts as they share their amazing stories of working around the world on conservation and environmental issues.

Speaker Series March 2014Open to all who are interested.  Invite your neighbors, friends, and family.  These presentations may not be appropriate for kids under 12.

Free to attend!  However, space is limited, so pre-registration is required.  Registration will open one month prior to each event.

 

Did you miss the last speaker?

See video recordings from past speakers.

 

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Have you ever wanted to experience wild animals up-close? Now you can by attending one of our Close Encounters demonstrations! This program provides unique and engaging on-site animal experiences to Minnesota Zoo guests. Special animal enrichment and training demonstrations are emphasized during Close Encounters, providing guests with one-on-one opportunities to interact with our zookeepers and observe, or even touch, our wildlife.

Close Encounters occur every day, throughout the day, in all areas of the Zoo. With a growing collection of animals and an average of six daily Close Encounters presentations, this program offers something for everyone!

Please check in at the Guest Services Desk for information on the day’s Close Encounters.

 

Upcoming Speaker Series

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 10:30 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 11:30 AM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 12:00 PM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 1:00 PM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 3:00 PM
  • Date: 08/29/2016
  • Time: 3:00 PM