Conservation Icons

The annual Conservation Icons speaker series brings to Walnut Creek renowned thinkers, researchers, and leaders who inspire audiences to think differently about the natural world – and wildlife – around us.

From wolves to woodpeckers, orcas and oceans, you’ll be inspired by nine exceptional leaders in the field of wildlife conservation. Scroll down to review the 2017-2018 Conservation Icons speaker schedule.

2018-19 Conservation Icons schedule coming soon!

Next Icons: Buy tickets now to April 14 Dr. Arthur M. Shapiro, UC Davis. Butterflies

The series includes premiere speaker May 5, 2018 the legendary oceanographer, National Geographic Explorer in Residence, author and lecturer, Dr. Sylvia Earle!

This series will educate, entertain and inspire change!

Cost: Dependent upon presentation. Please click individual links below. Registration is required.

Click here to see photos from Dr. John McCosker’s Conservation Icons presentation on Great White Sharks, held January 6, 2018 at the Lesher Center for the Arts!

2017-2018 Conservation Icons Speaker schedule


*Note: This presentation will NOT be held at Lindsay Wildlife but instead at The Lesher Center for the Arts in downtown Walnut Creek. And the cost will be $14.75 per ticket plus fees.