2014 Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Speakers Announced

…e media partner for the 2014 series and the Hilton Hotel as well as the Hampton Inn are the hotel partners.  The Barrows Conservation Lecture Series is made possible by the ongoing support of the family of Winifred & Emil Barrows. Tickets are on sale now!  Zoo Members/Volunteers $12 single, Zoo Members/Volunteers $55 series, Non-Zoo Members $14 single, Non-Zoo Members $65 series. For more information please call 513.487.3318 and to purchase t…

2012 Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Speakers

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…, Sharon Matola discusses her creative planning process and shares some of her fun and engaging techniques. All Barrows Conservation Lectures will be held in the Cincinnati Zoo’s Frisch’s Theater in the Harold C. Schott Education Center. All lectures begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. WGUC 90.9 is the media partner for the 2012 series and the Hilton Hotel Group is the hotel partner.  The Barrows Conservation Lecture Series is made possible by the ongoi…

2011 Speakers Announced for Barrows Conservation Lecture Series

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…CINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the 2011 speakers for the 19th annual Barrows Conservation Lecture Series. Once again, the prestigious lecture series will feature an exciting lineup of internationally acclaimed scientists, explorers and conservationists – including Dr. William Conway, recipient of the 2011 Barrows Lecture Conservation Award! Since 1993, the series has brought a slate of esteemed naturali…

2011 Cincinnati Zoo Calendar of Events

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CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden gears up for another fun-filled year of wild events. The Zoo announces its 2011 event line-up including excitement for children and adults alike! From Zoo Babies to Zoo Brew, everyone in the family has a reason to smile. EVENT/PROMOTION DATE Penguin Days “Bundle Up and Save a Bundle” January 3 – February 28 – ½ off admission every day *Barrows Lecture Series March 23 – Mark Moffat *Zootini M…

4/27 Barrows Lecture Canceled

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Regrettably the April 27, 2011 Barrows Lecture by Dr. William Conway has been canceled. Dr. Conway is unable to attend due to an unplanned surgical procedure. Fortunately Dr. Conway is doing well and we are hoping to reschedule the lecture. We will keep you posted as soon as we have a new date….

Passenger Pigeon Memorial Events

The Loss of the Passenger Pigeon The passenger pigeon was once the most numerous bird on the planet, but their extinction was a turning point in American history.  For the first time there was no doubt as to the role of people in the extinction of a species.  However, to end the story there would be a missed opportunity to celebrate the positive outcomes that are the living legacy of Martha the last passenger pigeon today.   Once common species…

Cincinnati Zoo Remembers “Martha,” the World’s Last Passenger Pigeon

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Photo Opportunity – Monday, September 1, at 11 a.m. CINCINNATI – (August 19, 2014) On Monday, September 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. the Cincinnati Zoo will stop and remember “Martha,” the world’s last passenger pigeon, who passed away at the Cincinnati Zoo 100 years ago.  To remember the loss of what was, at one time, the most numerous bird species on the planet, the Cincinnati Zoo is honoring Martha with a memorial renovation and a series of events and…

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Flickr Group Gallery View Slideshow Earning Our Stripes: Tiger Conservation What would the world be like without tigers? The Cincinnati Zoo partners with other zoos on a Tiger Species Survival Plan (SSP) so we never have to find out. In addition to maintaining a healthy tiger population in zoos, the Tiger SSP has launched a Tiger Conservation Campaign…more info to raise awareness and funds for wild tiger conservation. As the Coordi…

Cat Canyon Now Open

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CINCINNATI – On June 30, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden opened its newest exhibit – Cat Canyon!  Originally opened in 1934 as Tiger Grotto, major renovations allows visitors to see the Zoo’s big cats closer than ever before.  One of the highlights is a new viewing area offering an opportunity to stand eye-to-eye with Malayan tigers, with just an inch of glass in between.   In addition to Malayan tigers, Cat Canyon is home to white tig…