Great Lakes Symposium at Toledo Zoo

February 5, 2020

Explorer, Robert Swan, once said: “The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” Join the Toledo Zoo to learn what together we can do to help preserve our neighboring waterways at the Great Lakes Symposium on Thursday, February 20, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Malawi Event Center.

The Symposium will include live presentations about Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes by experts from Toledo Zoo and area universities, including Dr. Ryan Walsh and Dr. Matt Cross of Toledo Zoo, Dr. Patrick Lawrence of the University of Toledo, Tory Gabriel of The Ohio State University Sea Grant program and more. The program also includes opportunities for the audience to ask questions of the presenters.

The Symposium is geared toward middle and high school students and teachers but all are welcome. Attendance and parking are free but pre-registration is required. To register, please visit and scroll to the bottom of the page. Complimentary parking is available in the Zoo’s main lot off the Anthony Wayne Trail.

Questions about the Symposium can be addressed at 419-385-5721 x2048 or

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