Free Public Programs

222 for constant contact nov 2014

May 25th – August 18th Daily

10:00am Down on the farm
Meet in Pioneer homestead area
Approx. 30 mins.  Meet our animal care staff and learn about the care and personalities of our farm animals, watch a pig race and have a chance to pet the horses.

1:00pm Wildlife Encounter
Meet on main bricks by Dandy, the colt, statue
Approx. 30 mins.  Meet a Park Naturalist and a wildlife ambassador.  Learn about the ambassador of the day and how they help us educate.

2:00pm Bison and Elk Chat
Meet on the main bricks pasture overlook
Approx. 15 Learn how our bison and elk herds have developed over the years, about their herd dynamics, unique diet, U of I partnership and get daily calf updates.

3:00pm Keeper Chat
Meet at the Otter Yard
Approx. 20  mins. Watch our river otters Oakley and Winnie get their dinner and target train with their keepers.
 

*All programs are subject to special events and weather.*