Birmingham Zoo
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Teacher Professional Development: Extending Citizen Science Month in the Classroom

Welcome to a hands-on learning experience you can translate to your own classroom! Immerse yourself in nature in this ZooTeach session worth CEU credit. Participants will learn the basics of citizen science data collection and field techniques, meet Zoo ambassador animals, and bring home curricula to use directly in the classroom. *Projects are applicable to […]

‘Tails in the Trails 2022

Purchase your tickets for this fabulous fundraiser benefiting the new Cougar Crossing habitat! Your Birmingham Zoo’s Junior Board invites you to their 12th Annual Tails in the Trails event on Friday, May 6 from 6:00 pm until 10:30 pm. Party down on the Trails of Africa at this outdoor celebration with music, foodie favorites from area restaurants, […]

5th Annual Magic City Wine Fest 2022

Come join us for the 5th Annual Magic City Wine Fest as we travel through several different regions spanning the globe on May 14, 2022, from 6-9pm. Drink wine and beer specific to a certain region. Restaurants will also have food available for purchase. Take a break from your travels and enjoy the soothing sounds […]

Party for the Planet 2022

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 […]

16th Annual AAZK Zoo Run : Sprint for Sloths

16th Annual ZooRun 5k Sprint for Sloths May 21, 2022 Organized each year by the Birmingham Chapter of the Association of Zoo Keepers, ZooRun is a family-friendly event featuring races for both adults and kids! Join us at the Birmingham Zoo for an exciting and exhilarating run around the Zoo and the community, ending at […]