Learn about the conservation success stories that have happened right in your own backyard, including how the Zoo has helped to bring back river otters and lake sturgeon to the Genesee River.
Guests will understand the current status of the Genesee River through the One Cubic Foot citizen science biodiversity study and water sample analysis at the Nature Connection Stage. Interpreters and docents will convey how individual sustainability efforts can help preserve our Genesee.
Connect with local organizations to discover the positive effects of human conservation efforts.
– Friends of Ganondagan will allow guests to immerse themselves into the rich Native American culture and history that has depended on the Genesee River.
– Center of Environmental Initiatives (CEI)/Genesee River Watch will be exhibiting about soil erosion.
Interpreted Otter Experiences: 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.