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Conservation Pavilion


The brand-new Conservation Pavilion is an airy space with vaulted ceilings and large windows overlooking the lower end of the Zoo. Your guests will delight in this LEED Gold certified space, which features an outdoor plaza that can accommodate a tent, full A/V capabilities and climate control. Equipment rental can be customized for your event.


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Venue Setting: IndoorOutdoor
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  • Morning
  • Daytime
  • Evening