2024 Barrows Conservation Series is Back with an Exciting Lineup

Posted January 16, 2024

Top naturalists from around the world share insights and hope 

CINCINNATI, OH (January 11, 2024) – Tickets are on sale now for the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 2024 Barrows Conservation Series. This series, renowned for its commitment to wildlife preservation and environmental education, promises an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and conservation advocates alike.


Since 1993, the Barrows Conservation Lecture Series has brought a slate of esteemed naturalists and scientists to Cincinnati to address wildlife issues and global conservation efforts.  For over 25 years, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has presented its Wildlife Conservation Award to one of its Barrows Conservation Lecture Series speakers. 

2024 Series Lineup  

  • Samuel James, March 13, Art Forms of the Eastern Forest: Documenting Southern Ohio’s Biodiversity 
  • Dr. Lucy Cooke, March 27, Gender, Patriarchy and the Animal Kingdom 
  • Dr. Chris Myers and Lynne Born Myers, April 3, Ignite Ecological & Social Change 
  • Dr. Diana Beresford Kroeger, April 17, The Future of Nature 
  • Dr. Divya Vasudev & Dr. Varun Goswami, May 8, Towards Coexistence: Integrating the Coupled Needs of People and Nature 

Tickets for the 2024 Barrows Conservation Series are now available for purchase with discounts available for Cincinnati Zoo members and a virtual option. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden opens daily at 10 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. Enjoy deeply discounted admission during Penguin Days, now through March 8.  

Barros Speaker Lucy headshot