Don’t miss the Party for the Planet in celebration of Earth Day at Franklin Park Zoo!
Meet Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, who will be available for meet and greets in half hour intervals in the Hippo Theatre beginning at 10:30 a.m. We'll hold a story time in the alternating half hours.
Talk with exhibitors from local conservation organizations to learn how you can contribute to a healthy planet and preserve the Earth. Participate in multiple citizen science activities to celebrate the kickoff of the Boston Area City Nature Challenge. Other festivities include opportunities to meet the zookeepers (see schedule below), animal enrichment, hands-on activities, and much more!
• Agents of Discovery
• The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
• Beyond Benign
• Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs
• The Climate Reality Project
• Earthwatch Institute
• Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition
• Massachusetts Horticultural Society
• Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
• Neponset River Watershed Association
• UNICEF USA
• 10:30 a.m. – Red panda and muntajc
• 1:00 p.m. – Bird's World
• 11:30 a.m. – Baird's tapir
• 1:30 p.m. – Tiger
• 2:00 p.m. – Gorilla forage feed
• 2:30 p.m. – Kea
• 3:00pm – Franklin Farm
No RSVP needed.
Find out more on the host event page: http://www.zoonewengland.org/engage/party-for-the-planet
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
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