Adult Programs & Classes

Zoo New England offers year-round adult programs and workshops featuring the latest news and discoveries from the world’s experts on animal behavior, intelligence, ecology, evolution and conservation. Join us to learn more about the various species we share this ever-changing planet with.

Register for Science and Conservation Day, September 23

Exploring Zoo New England's Contribution to Conservation and Research at the Zoos and in the Wild

Pre-Registration Required
Location: Tropical Forest Classroom


Curious about how Zoos support conservation locally and globally? Intrigued by how research being done in Zoos can help animals around the world? Hear from keynote speaker, Tina Ramme, as she lectures about the Lion Conservation Fund and the work her team is doing to help restore lion populations and habitat in Kenya. Hear from a panel of researchers and conservationists as they discuss the work they're doing around the globe with a variety of species. We'll also share more on rattlesnake conservation here in New England.

Registration Fee:
Includes a box lunch, Zoo admission, and optional training sessions (info. below)

  • $45.00 Adult
  • $35.00 Member
  • $35.00 Student

Optional Frogwatch Citizen Science and Urban Bird Citizen Science Training Session
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

For details or questions, please call 617-989-3742, or e-mail education@zoonewengland.com.

Please note: This conference is geared toward college students, older teens and adults.

Adult Education Classes at Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo New England partners with Brookline Adult & Community Education to offer classes at Franklin Park Zoo. Visit their website at www.brooklineadulted.org for the most current calendar of programs.

Adult Lecture Series

Franklin Park Zoo

Planning for the next Series is currently underway. Please check back for more information.

Become an Educator (Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo)

Support Zoo Education through volunteering or internships! If you have a love of animals and the environment and enjoy talking to people of all ages, join our team! 

College-Level Programming

Franklin Park Zoo

Zoo New England staff are available to teach a course or an individual class to graduate and undergraduate students. We offer lectures as well as classes at the Zoo to supplement in-class learning. Programs can be tailored to specific course goals. Contact us for more information.

Teacher Resources

Check out our Teacher Resources page for more on educational kits, teacher training and special workshops.