Around Iowa: Blank Park Zoo Conservation Series
Blank Park Zoo 2013 Conservation Series - Thursday, February 28
In preparation for its new spring exhibit, Jaama Kwa “Connection to” Africa, Des Moines’ Blank Park Zoo will be sponsoring a lecture series about the conservation of African animals.
Join zoo staff and animal lovers of all ages on Thursday, February 28 at 6 p.m. for light appetizers and social hour, followed by a presentation at 7 p.m. by John Lukas, president of the White Oak Conservation Center.
Lukas is extremely active in international conservation and has worked on a variety of projects, including one in the rain forest of the Democratic Republic of Congo that helps protects the wild population of okapi in the area.
Ticket prices begin at $15 for members and can be purchased online or by calling (515) 974-2588.
For more information about other lectures in this series, visit the Blank Park Zoo website.