Conservation Nation


CALLING ALL FAMILIES! Our Conservation Nation Needs You!

Launching this fall, the Racine Zoo welcomes all families to join together with the mission of conservation! Conservation Nation is an eight week program that is fun, free, and family friendly. This program will teach your family about the harmful issues our planet faces and how we can help! Through animals encounters, activities, and at home challenges your family will learn together, grow together, and conserve together!



Lakeview Community Center

Mondays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

201 Goold Street
Racine, WI 53402


September 10 – Protect Our Local Wildlife
Guest Speaker: James Kawlewski, Private Habitat Specialist

September 24 – Protect Our Natural Resources
Guest Speaker: Alicia Greer, Naturalist/Trainer, World Bird Sanctuary

October 8 – Protect Our Sea Life
Guest Speaker: Andrea Margiotta, Good Catch Coordinator, South Carolina Aquarium

October 22 – Protect Our Pollinators
Guest Speaker: Scott Kruger, Restoration Technician, Byron Forest Preserve

November 5 – Protect Our Parks
Guest Speaker: David Williams, Facilities Manager, Racine Zoo

November 19 – Protect Our Global Wildlife
Guest Speaker: Tiffany Pierce, Curator of Conservation and Animal Care, Racine Zoo

December 3 – Protect Our Oceans
Guest Speaker : Allison Arteaga, Conservation Interpreter, Monterey Bay Aquarium

December 17 – Protect Our Planet
Guest Speaker: Aszya Summers, Conservation Education Manager, Racine Zoo


Families that complete all eight take home challenges will receive a FREE Behind-the-Scenes Tour.

Please reserve your family’s spot today by emailing!


Sponsored by The ANDIS Foundation



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