Saving Animals From Extinction: Tales of Species Recovery in Connecticut and Beyond

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May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Lamb Room

Join Zoologist and Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo’s Curator of Education, Jim Knox as he profiles his work with Species Survival Plans and wild species re-introductions in Connecticut and beyond. Learn how 21st century science is extending the reach and achievements of field conservationists and how Fairfield County citizens–of all ages–can become involved in recovery efforts to protect our planet’s most imperiled and majestic creatures.

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JIM KNOX is a Zoologist, Cornell University graduate, TEDX Speaker, Keynote speaker, Curator of Education (Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo), field conservationist (Alaska-Grizzly bears, New England-Atlantic salmon, South Africa-Great White sharks), and Lecturer: Yale University, UCONN, Fairfield University, PBS Host (Wild Zoofari). 

See the animals up close!

New Canaan Library cardholders can borrow a BEARDSLEY ZOO passes* and see more than 300 animals including endangered and threatened species. Click HERE to learn more about the full collection of passes at New Canaan Library.

*Pass Discount: The pass is valid for $5 admission per person for up to 6 guests.
Regular Admission Price:
Adult Admission (ages 12 & older) = $16.00
Child Admission (ages 3 -11) = $13.00
Senior Admission (62 & older) = $12.00
Under 3 years = FREE

Details

Date:
May 2
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Organizer

Adult Programs
Phone:
203-594-5003
Email:
newsletter@newcanaanlibrary.org

Venue

Lamb Room
151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Phone:
2035945003