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Tails and Cocktails: Building a Better Habitat
presented by the Steffee Family

Date: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

When: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Stillwater Place at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo 3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland, OH 44109 map


Experts from the Zoo and the Northeast Ohio community team up to discuss a variety of topics impacting animal welfare, wildlife conservation and science education both at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and abroad.

What does it take to build the best habitat for a beloved Zoo species? Zoo and Metroparks teams collaborate to create new habitats each year that highlight top-notch animal welfare while also providing exceptional guest experience. Hear about the process and get an exclusive update on the Daniel Maltz Rhino Reserve and other projects in the pipeline.


  • Travis Vineyard, Animal Curator at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Christopher Lowe, Director of Facility Operations at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Sean McDermott, Cleveland Metroparks Chief Planning and Design Officer

Taste samples of Terrestrial Brewing’s Conservation Series beer.
Light appetizers and cash bar.

Reservation Availability

Purchase your reservation beginning February 1, 2020 at 9 a.m.

Zoo members: $10
Non-members: $15

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