Animal outreach programs are available within Minot and the surrounding area.
Outreach programs may be formal or informal. Our Zoo to You program runs in
conjunction with the public school calendars, with the exception of the month of May.
The focus is "hands on" animal encounters with the goal of educating participants of:
wildlife understanding, physical characteristics and adaptations of the selected species,
and conservation awareness of issues facing their wild counterparts.
Outreach visits may be custom designed to fit your needs. Our programs are
suited for all ages. A typical program will include one selected animal encounter
provided by one or two staff members. The program is designed to consist of 30
minutes (including Q&A, and hands on interaction) for up to 50 participants. A list of
outreach animals is provided below. Rules and restrictions may apply depending on
weather and the needs of the selected species. Temperatures under 0 degrees
Fahrenheit will result in the cancellation or postponement of any presentation. Please
contact the Zoo's education department for specific information.
Animal Outreach Policy »