Special Event: Conservation Discovery Day
Conservation Discovery Day on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, is designed for sixth-graders to undergrads. This sci-tacular day at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute includes hands-on activities, research demonstrations and mini-chats on hot topics in conservation. Career panel discussions with conservation biologists, field ecologists, research scientists, veterinarians and animal keepers will open doors and minds to the professional possibilities within the conservation field.Volunteers are needed to assist scientists, veterinarians, animal keepers and researchers run their exhibits, facilitate hands-on activities and serve as event hosts.
Staff will be on hand to provide on the job training.