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Tails and Cocktails: Building a Better Zoo 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

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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

Zoo members and Pride donors: $10
Non-members: $15

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All Zoo members and Pride donors qualify for discounted tickets to the Tails & Cocktails Speaker Series.


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