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Party for the Planet 2022

May 20, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Join your Birmingham Zoo on Friday, May 20th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM for Party for the Planet 2022 – Endangered Species Day!
Learn about how the Zoo is helping to conserve wildlife around the world and right here in Birmingham and how you can too! Family-friendly activities, staff chats, and giveaways throughout the day. 

Included in the price of general admission for the day and free for Zoo members 

10:00 am – Pollinator Conservation Chat, Brock Cabin in Alabama Wilds
Join our Conservation Manager to learn about how the Zoo provides important habitat for local and migrating pollinators and get some tips for creating your own pollinator-friendly habitat at home!
10:30 am-12:00 pm – Seed Pod Station, Brock Cabin in Alabama Wilds
Get your hands in the dirt and make seed pods to support local pollinators. Take pods home to plant or leave them here to be planted on Zoo grounds.
11:00 am – Bird Ambassador Chat, Henley Lawn
1:00 pm – Bird Keeper Chat, The Aviary
1:30-3:30pm – Birding Basics, The Aviary
Join our education staff to learn the basics of birding and how you can start identifying and tracking songbirds right in your backyard to support conservation!

2:30 pm, 3:00 pm & 3:45 pm – Citizen Scientist Chats
Join our citizen scientist volunteers as they complete their Caterpillar​s Count! data collection and share how the Zoo provides important habitat to local butterflies ​and food for migrating and nesting birds.
2:30 pm – Reptiles
3:00 pm – Trails of Africa Entrance
3:45 pm – Alabama Wilds Barn


May 20, 2022
10:00 am - 5:00 pm