Category Archive: Education

Upcoming Special Event: Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop

What: Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop When: Sunday April 23rd 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30am Where: Toronto Zoo – Education Auditorium The Toronto Zoo will once again be hosting its popular Massasauga Rattlesnake Workshop on… Continue reading

Making Roads Safer for Turtles

The Long Point Causeway Improvement Project has been moving along at a slow and steady pace over the past 10 years. Starting as a group of concerned citizens who wanted to do something… Continue reading

Event: Spring Toad Festival

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Americas Wetlands Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our… Continue reading

It’s World Wetlands Day at the Zoo, Jan.31!

Join Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Programme to celebrate World Wetlands Day with our friends from EcoSpark on Sunday, January 31st! EcoSpark has teamed up with youth around the Greater Toronto Area to develop the… Continue reading

The Many Homes of Milksnakes

Or is that Milkshakes? Ontario is home to the Eastern Milksnake, a rather chocolate and caramel coloured snake, if you will. And right beside us here at the Toronto Zoo, is a small… Continue reading

The secret to climbing…With no legs!

Ontario is home to 17 species of snakes, some swim, some burrow, and some climb. Ever wondered how animals with no legs can be great climbers? According to a study by Bruce Jayne… Continue reading

Wishing Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell

The Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme wishes Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell, and good luck on her new adventure into a Master of Science (MSc) program through the University of Toronto at… Continue reading

My CO-OP Experience by Seth Talbot

    Hi, my name is Seth Talbot and I’m a 16 year old high school student in grade 11 at Dunbarton High School. Some of my interests are science and animals, and… Continue reading

Over 1000 Students Reached During Adopt-A-Pond’s School Visits!

Adopt-A-Pond is wrapping up another great year of school programing, which engaged youth throughout Toronto and the GTA! Students learn about the frog, turtle and salamander species found in their neighbourhood, the threats… Continue reading

Free Plants and Workshops for Your Shoreline

Hardened concrete shorelines and grass mowed right to the water’s edge has definitely been the preferred way of landscaping in the past. But keeping it natural is now the way to go for… Continue reading