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August 7, 2017


ZRA is excited to welcome all 2017 ZRA Annual Conference attendees to a special pre-conference trip to The Wilds on Tuesday, 26 September 2017!

This is an all-day event at the great price of $40.00 per person, which includes transportation, lunch, and admission. Please join us for this great experience!
Trip Schedule:
8:00 am Depart from hotel
10:00 am Arrive at The Wilds
10:00 am-12:00 pm Begin Open Air Safari Tour
12:00 am-1:00 pm Lunch & Behind the Scenes Tours of the Carnivore Center
1:00- 2:30 pm Finish up Open Air Safari Tour
2:30-4:00pm Additional Behind the Scenes Tours
2:30-4:00pm Ziplining* or Horseback Riding*
4:00 pm Depart from The Wilds
6:00 pm Arrive at hotel

Come see this wonderful conservation center located on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land in rural southeastern Ohio. From its inception, The Wilds has been envisioned as a facility that combines cutting-edge conservation science and education programs with unique visitor opportunities. Get a chance to meet rare and endangered species from around the globe, and gain a better understanding of how our field research is helping to protect them.
For more information about The Wilds please visit their website: https://thewilds.columbuszoo.org/home

*additional cost associated with these activities. Pre-registration required.

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