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Saving Wildlife Expo

The Houston Zoo is partnering with the Wildlife Conservation Network to host an all-day conservation event here at the Zoo. Five conservation leaders will speak about how they are working to save cotton-top tamarin monkeys, okapi, zebra, pygmy elephants and lemurs at this full day event.

Saving Wildlife Expo
Saturday, April 23
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Members $35
Non-members $45

Tickets are limited; reserve your place today:


Help us save wildlife by ensuring this event is zero-waste!  Please bring your own reusable water bottle. Beverages will be available for you to refill throughout the day!

Five conservation leaders from across the globe will join us for this one day, sharing stories and successes while highlighting threats everyone can help mitigate through simple actions.

We will also have a host of representatives from conservation organizations exhibiting, for guests to hear about their efforts locally and abroad.

Our Partner: The WCN

This event is in partnership with the Wildlife Conservation Network (WCN). Their mission is to protect endangered species and preserve their natural habitats by supporting entrepreneurial conservationists who pursue innovative strategies for people and wildlife to co-exist and thrive. Learn more about their unique approach to saving wildlife on their website:


Featured Speakers


Belinda Mackey & Peter Lalampaa
Grevy’s Zebra Trust, Kenya, Africa


Rosamira Guillen,
Proyecto Tití (cotton-top tamarin), Colombia, South America


Dr. Jonah Ratsimbizafy
GERP Primate conservation group, Madagascar, Africa


John Lukas
Okapi Conservation Project, Congo, Africa


Nurzhafarina Othman
Borneo Elephant Conservation Program, Borneo, Malaysia

Can’t attend, but want to support these efforts?

Donate today to the organization of your choice:

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