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Learn about global conservation efforts to protect endangered crocodilian species.
Speaker: Matthew Eschenbrenner, Senior Herps Keeper and Crocodilian Advisory Group (CAG) webmaster
Out of 23 recognized species of crocodilian, six are listed as Critically Endangered and another six as Endangered or soon to be listed as Endangered. Discover the global conservation efforts that are helping save these rare species.
Senior Herps Keeper and Crocodilian Advisory Group (CAG) webmaster Matthew Eschenbrenner will discuss the role the ABQ BioPark plays in crocodilian conservation. Eschenbrenner has worked with crocodilians for 10 years and is heavily involved with the CAG, which oversees all captive crocodilian populations, importation of species, genetics and Species Survival Plan programs in the country.
Brown Bag Lectures
This series of informal lunchtime lectures presents the science of conservation. Brown Bag lectures take place twice a month on Thursdays and Saturdays, alternating between the Aquarium/Botanic Garden and the Zoo.