Category: Local conservation
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The monarchs are coming! Join us on Saturday, September 23, to celebrate the monarch migration, and learn how you can help monarchs and other pollinators.
One of the greatest spectacles of nature occurs in Oklahoma each fall. It’s the migration of millions of monarch butterflies from their summer breeding grounds in the upper United States and Canada to their overwintering grounds in central Mexico. Those who have been fortunate to be momentarily engulfed...
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Friday, August 25, 2017
Have you ever wondered how to get involved in conservation but worry that you don’t have the time or resources? The OKC Zoo enables you to care about saving species and habitats around the world when you donate to its grassroots program – Round Up for Conservation!
Saving Species One Penny at a Time
What is Round Up for Conservation? It is a program created to help wildlife and wild places! Zoo guests are...
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Monday, August 14, 2017
Twenty-two lizard hatchlings are currently being hand-raised by the OKC Zoo’s reptile and amphibian department in partnership with several key organizations, to gain more information on reptile translocation techniques that can be shared with other conservation partners. Zoo Curator, Stacey Sekscienski, took the time to answer 11 riveting questions about this crucial research.
Why is the OKC Zoo involved in...
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