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Senior Sunrise

Calling everyone 55 and up, come enjoy a cup of coffee and learn about the Zoo!
Each month is a different topic and we’ll explore the history of the Zoo, animals that call the Zoo home and more.
Registration required.
From 8:30-9:30 the first Wednesday of the month March-December

April-October Zoo members$7 Non-Members $10

November-December Zoo Members $4 Non-members $6

Call 309-799-3482 ext 222 with questions or you can register on-line below!

Register for class now.

Frog Watch Class

Amphibians are disappearing at an alarming rate, 30% of amphibians are threatened with extinction! So what can you do to help? Learn to identify the species around you, record the numbers and submit that data.
In Session 1, you'll learn what species are in the area, how to identify them and how to record and submit data.
In Session 2 you'll learn more about behaviors of the frogs and toads as well as become certified as a Frog Watch Monitor, this is optional certification.

Session 1: Saturday, January 24 from 9:00-12:00
Session 2: Saturday January 31 from 9:00-12:00 (optional)

Call 309-799-3482 ext 222 or email to register.
There is no cost for this program, it's all for the amphibians!

Can't come to the Zoo? Let the Zoo come to you!

Through our Outreach Education Program, zookeepers will bring a variety of Zoo animals to your group's meeting or facility and deliver a program about the animals that can be tailored to your interests.
They'll also discuss Niabi Zoo's role in animal conservation. 

Please fill out the form below with your request. A fee is charged in order to support our education programming.
*Date Requested:
*Time Requested:
  Programs must be scheduled four weeks in advance.    
*Name of venue:
*Address of venue:
*Contact Name:
*Contact Phone:
We request that you provide a parking spot as close to the door as possible.
Where can our zookeeper park?
What door should the zookeeper enter through with the animals?
*Approx. how many people do you expect?
About what age?
*Security Code:
= four + nine

We request that you have a large table (8 foot rectangular) set up when we arrive.
If you think a PA system will be necessary, please have one available.

Once we receive the registration form, a confirmation will be emailed to you. Your event is not considered scheduled until you have received confirmation.

Outreach Education Request PDF Form