special events

Endangered Species Day

May 16, 2015 - 09:45am to 03:00pm
2015 marks the 41st anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. Endangered Species Day is an opportunity for zoo visitors to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species and everyday actions they can take to help them survive. More than 50 endangered or thr...

Spring plant walk

April 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
With longer spring days, plants are waking up and stretching towards the sun. Take a walk with Metro naturalist Alice Froehlich to discover and learn about the diverse plants at Cooper Mountain. Take a close look at flowering plants, ferns and mosses...

Botany for beginners

April 17, 2014 - 05:30pm to 06:30pm
Are you a beginner botanist? There are hundreds of thousands of plants in the world. This after-work walk will take a look at common native trees and shrubs so you can start to recognize the plants you see in our native forests...

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - special events