Explorer Robert Swan once said: “The greatest threat to our
planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”
Join the Toledo Zoo to learn what together we can do to limit
our carbon footprint and the effects of global warming at the
Climate Change Symposium on Thursday, February 21, 2019, 10
a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Malawi Event Center.
The Symposium will include live presentations by experts from
the Zoo and area universities on the many facets of climate
change, including Dr. Ryan Walsh of the Toledo Zoo,
Dr. Kevin Czajkowski and Dr. Andy Jorgensen of the
University of Toledo and Dr. Shannon Pelini of Bowling
Green State University.
There will be virtual presentations by scientists from Polar
Bears International in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada and the
Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska. The program also
includes opportunities for the audience to ask questions of the
The Symposium is geared toward middle and high school students
and teachers but all are welcome. Attendance and parking are
free but pre-registration is required.
To register, visit
and scroll to the bottom of the page. Complimentary parking is
available in the Zoo's main lot off the Anthony Wayne Trail.
Questions about the Symposium can be addressed at 419-385-5721
Toledo Zoo Discounts
Need an inexpensive yet entertaining activity to drive away the
winter blahs? Your Toledo Zoo is here to help with a half-off
admission coupon! The coupon is available online at
now through Friday, March 1 and is redeemable on visits within
the same time period. Guests must present the coupon (printed
or digital) at the entry gate to receive the discount. The
coupon is not valid with any other offers and does not apply to
groups of 20 or more.
In appreciation of Lucas County voters’ continuing levy support,
Lucas County residents receive free admission to the
Toledo Zoo Saturday, February 16 - Monday, February 18, 2019
Presidents Day weekend. Valid proof of residency is required.
To make the holiday weekend even more affordable, Lucas County
visitors receive two sets of Zoo coupons. The first includes
coupons for concessions and merchandise and is valid throughout
the Presidents Day holiday weekend. The second contains a coupon
for a return Zoo visit during the month of April.