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.

Our World Speaker Series featuring the University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Zoo have partnered to bring you a season where University of Minnesota faculty will share their stories, expertise, and research in fields across the board.  From January through June, we hope you will join us to learn more about how Minnesota and Minnesotans are driven to discover.

Two CEUs are available upon request for each event. After your participation in a speaker series event you may send an email to request your certificate.

Did you miss the last speaker?

See video recordings from past speakers.

 

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Opening Weekend – May 23 – 25, 2015

The Zoo will be the new home for five Hawaiian monk seals. We are excited to share these amazing animals with our guests in the newly renovated Discovery Bay. Head to the Zoo and join in on all activities celebrating the arrival of these endangered animals and learn more about “Our Oceans, Our Choices”.

Weekend Activities:
• Hawaiian monk seal demonstrations – 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00 p.m.
• Aloha Chicago musical entertainment – 11:30 a.m., 12:30 & 1:30 p.m.
• Family education activity – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• Face painting and monk seal tattoos – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
• Lau Collective musical entertainment – 2:30 & 3:30 p.m. (Monday only)

 

Upcoming Dates

  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 9:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 10:30 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
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  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 11:30 AM
  • Date: 05/23/2015
  • Time: 1:00 PM