Special Events

There’s always something new at Lindsay Wildlife Experience: from special family activities, national touring art exhibits, to after-dark events. Be sure to check the daily activities page for a listing of regularly scheduled programming.

Mini Monday: Home in the Desert

Monday, August 27, 2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

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!

Saturday, September 15, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm , , ,

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: Dr. Dan Simberloff, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Invasive Species

Saturday, November 10, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

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!

Saturday, January 5, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

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

Saturday, March 23, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Age 12+ , , ,

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…)

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