Conservation Lectures and Events

Conservation Lectures at Sequoia Park Zoo

View upcoming conservation lectures on our Premier Experiences calendar.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 6:45 PM, Alicia Hamann will be joining us from Friends of the Eel River to discuss “Returning Eel River Salmon and Steelhead to the Headwaters”. Zoo updates and information will begin at 6:45 PM with the lecture starting at 7:00 PM promptly.
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Stay tuned as we post the most recent conservation lecture video. For now, visit the Sequoia Park Zoo’s Facebook page to view it.

Sequoia Park Zoo hosts lectures and events throughout the year where community members can learn about the earth and all of its wild inhabitants. These events engage guests in conservation activities while connecting with wildlife at the zoo.

2021-2022 Virtual Conservation Lecture Series

The 2021-2022 Conservation Lecture Series will happen virtually using the free Zoom app. Join us on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:45pm for Zoo updates and information. The lecture will begin at 7pm. Attendees can ask questions to each speaker using the chat feature. Check back for a Zoom link to the lecture closer to the date. The link will also be posted on our social media.

November 17, 2021    Alicia Hamann, Executive Director, Friends of the Eel River: “Returning Eel River Salmon and Steelhead to the Headwaters”

December 15, 2021    Lenya Quinn-Davidson, Area Fire Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension: “Burning From the Bottom Up: Restoring California’s Fire Connection

January 19, 2022    Ken Ramirez, Executive Vice-President and Chief Training Officer, Karen Pryor Clicker Training: “Conservation Connection: Using Animal Training to Save Wildlife

February 16, 2022    Dr. Ho Yi Wan, Spatial Ecologist, HSU Dept of Wildlife: “We Are All Connected: Understanding the Importance of Connectivity Conservation and Management

March 16, 2022     Dr. Fernando Nájera, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Madrid: “Successful Reintroduction of the Iberian Lynx”

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Thanks again to Papa & Barkley for sponsoring the 202-2022 lecture series!

Proceeds raised during conservation events and lectures go directly toward the Zoo’s Conservation Fund, or to select conservation organizations such as Red Panda Network. Learn more about projects funded by the Conservation Fund.

Stay tuned as we post the most recent conservation lecture video. For now, visit the Sequoia Park Zoo’s Facebook page to view it.

Interested in viewing previous conservation lectures online?

Many past lectures are available on our Conservation Lecture Videos page. Or you can visit our Youtube channel.