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.

Science and Conservation Day, April 11, 2015

Location: Tropical Forest Classroom

Don’t miss an engaging day focused on conservation and research! This day of learning is made possible thanks to the generosity of MathWorks.

The keynote address will be given by Dr. Jennifer Snell Rullman, Assistant Director of Conservation for Snow Leopard Trust. Zoo New England is a longtime supporter of the Snow Leopard Trust, dedicated to protecting endangered snow leopards in their native habitats in Asia.

Following the keynote address, there will be panel discussions focused on studies within the Zoo and conservation in the field.

$35 per person, $25 for students and Zoo members. Registration includes a box lunch and Zoo admission. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For details and to register, please call 617-989-3742, or e-mail education@zoonewengland.com.

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

Frogwatch Training 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Free of Charge)

A Frogwatch Citizen Science training will round out the day for those interested in staying after the main conference.
Learn more about FrogWatch.

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.

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.

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! 

Teacher Resources

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