Family And Adult Activities
Mini Monday: Home in the Desert
Let your child guide their own explorations of the natural world, designed for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Young children explore a variety of age-appropriate craft and activity stations at their own pace. Observe special demonstrations and hands-on presentations with our animal ambassadors. Visit Lindsay Wildlife exhibit hall (more…)
Conservation Icons: Dr. Emily Taylor, Cal Poly, Rattlesnakes!
Join Lindsay to learn about rattlesnakes from one of the foremost experts in California, Dr. Emily Taylor. Dr. Taylor is a professor in Biological Sciences for California Polytechnic State University. She will be at Lindsay Wildlife on Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. to discuss her many adventures and research studies on all things reptiles! Dr. Taylor (more…)
Conservation Icons: Raabia Hawa, Unbound Project
Join us for a trip to Kenya to learn from the inspirational and amazing Raabia Hawa and her dedication to the Unbound Project! Hawa is coming to Lindsay to talk about the need for protection of Kenyan wildlife on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 6 p.m. An Honorary Warden with the Kenya Wildlife Service, Hawa is (more…)
Conservation Icons: Dr. Dan Simberloff, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Invasive Species
Join Lindsay Wildlife on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. for an evening with Dr. Dan Simberloff when he discusses invasive species and what everyone needs to know! A professor with the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Simberloff is a foremost expert on invasive species. Of the 7,000 estimated non-native species present in North America, approximately 1,000 are invasive. Invasive species (more…)
Conservation Icons: Dr. Wade Davis, University of British Columbia--Life's Diversity!
For one night only, Lindsay Wildlife’s Conservation Icons is bringing world-renowned anthropologist Dr. Wade Davis to Walnut Creek! Davis serves as one of the premiere presenters in the second annual speaker series. Dr. Davis is an internationally-recognized anthropologist, ethnobotanist, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, filmmaker and photographer, and has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, (more…)
Conservation Icons: Joel Reynolds, Natural Resources Defense Council--Defending the Earth
Lindsay Wildlife’s Conservation Icons is bringing Joel Reynolds, of the Natural Resources Defense Council to Walnut Creek as a premiere speaker for the second annual Conservation Icons series to talk about Defending the Earth. Since 1980, Reynolds has specialized in complex law-reform litigation, arguing cases on behalf of environmental and community groups at all levels (more…)