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Hope for the Wild Speaker Series

  • 7401 SW 9th Street | Des Moines, IA 50315
  • Presented By: Blank Park Zoo
  • Dates: 2/7/2019, 3/7/2019, 4/4/2019
  • Location: Blank Park Zoo
  • Phone: (515) 274-2628
  • Start/End Time: 4:00 PM
  • Event Times: 4 pm & 7 pm
  • Price: Afternoon sessions: $15 & $35; Night Sessions: $20, $50, $60
  • Overview

    Afternoon Session: 4:00 pm Presentation. $15, $35 for series

    Evening Session: 6:00-7:00 pm Cocktail hour, 7:00 pm Presentation Begins. Members: $20, $50 for series; Non-members $25, $60 for series

    The 2019 speakers include Doug Tallamy, Orley “Chip” Taylor and Dr. Russ Benedict. Each speaker will share how they use their unique talents to save wildlife. From blooms, to butterflies to bats, each speaker has a remarkable journey to help preserve the natural world.

    February 7: Doug Tallamy - Restoring Nature's Relationships at Home

    March 7: Orley "Chip" Taylor - Monarchs & Pollinators: The need for habitat restoration

    April 4: Russell Benedict - Get to Know your Neighbors: Bats of the Midwest

    For more information, call 515-274-2628 or email events@blankparkzoo.org.

    All events will be held at Blank Park Zoo | 7401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50315