Wildlife Diaries

Wildlife Diaries Programs

Join us on Tuesday nights this summer for our fascinating "Wildlife Diaries" talks on the lawn and stage by the Coffee Shop (location exceptions noted in the schedule below). These informal programs will run through June, July and August with a wide variety of animal and conservation-related topics.

All Wildlife Diaries talks begin at 7pm. There is no additional charge to attend these programs for all ages, so just pay regular zoo admission or use your annual pass and join us to learn some "wild" facts!

2017 Wildlife Diaries Schedule (All programs begin promptly at 7pm on the Coffee Shop lawn. Location exceptions are noted in the schedule below. All talks occur on Tuesday evenings. Please arrive a little early to allow yourself time to park, go through admissions and walk to the Coffee Shop area. We suggest arriving 15-20 minutes early. Coffee Shop will be open late for espresso, snack and drink purchases.)

June 6th ~ Sam Lavin, Zookeeper ~ Porcupines

June 13th (GATEWAY HALL) ~ Stephanie Hartman, Education Director ~ Who's Who at the Alaska Zoo

June 20th ~ Heather Doncaster, Volunteer Coordinator ~ Recycled Art

June 27th ~ Steve Cross, Artist ~ Inebriated Art


July 11th ~ DeAnna Thoma, Summer Camp Coordinator ~ Corvids

July 18th ~ Ryan Kildea, Camp Coordinator ~ Reptiles

July 25th ~ Kerri Hancock, Zookeeper ~ Wolverines

August 1st ~ Nathan Hollenbeck, Outreach Coordinator ~ Cougars

August 8th ~ Brandon Hunter, Guest Presenter ~ Project Baseline              

August 15th ~ Molly Garner, Research Intern ~ Wolf Research at the Zoo

August 22nd ~ Tim Lescher, Zookeeper ~ Wolves

August 29th ~ Angelica Evans and Zookeepers ~ Husbandry Staff Enrichment

Questions about Wildlife Diaries? Contact Stephanie Hartman (Education Director at the Alaska Zoo) at slhartman@alaskazoo.org.