Be a scientist for a day!

Field Research fun at the Texas Zoo. Great for Families

Texas Zoo’s Conservation Education Department is offering an opportunity for people of all ages to participate in collecting data on Texas wildlife in Riverside Park. The Texas Zoo is creating a database that will allow us to collect information to monitor wildlife in the park. All data collected will be put into a database with open access to everyone for future studies.

  •         Explore Riverside Park with a Texas Zoo Conservation Educator
  •         Identify and record plants, animals and animal tracks.
  •         After enjoying zoo refreshments and a special live animal encounter on the zoo grounds.
  •         Tour the zoo at your leisure afterwards.

Recommended to Bring: Reusable water bottles, cameras, binoculars and your sense of adventure!

What to wear: The entirety of this program will take place outdoors in possibly muddy environments and guests are encouraged to dress appropriately. Closed toed shoes and bug spray/sunscreen applied before arrival are highly recommended.

Time: Program starts promptly at 10 am; Please arrive at the zoo 15 minutes before program start time

Where: Admission gate at The Texas Zoo

When: December 23rd, 29th, 30th, and 31st and January 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th

How to Register:  Gather at the admissions gate on the day of. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult throughout the duration of the program. This program is a rain or shine event, The Texas Zoo does not refund due to weather.

Cost:  Price of program includes field program, zoo admission, refreshments and a live animal encounter

$17 General Public Individual (adult or child) Children under 3 years old are free
$9 Passholder Individual (adult or child)
$60 Family of 4 ($15 for each additional person)
$32 Passholder Family of 4 ($7 for each additional person)


Click HERE to register!