Adults, teachers, middle and high school students, and the general public are invited to attend free lectures on topical issues in science and conservation.

2016 Lectures

Stewardship of the Earth: A Dialog on Conservation with Science and Religious Leaders

Sunday, July 31, 2016
3 to 5 p.m.
Anheuser-Busch Theater 
in The Living World/North Entrance at the Zoo
Free admission; no reservations needed. 

Come to the Saint Louis Zoo for a thoughtful panel discussion with scientists and faith leaders on how we can all work together to conserve endangered species and their habitats. This event is open to the public and media.

Panelists include:

  • Jeffrey P. Bonner, Ph.D. Dana Brown President & CEO of the Saint Louis Zoo
  • Rev. Dr. Clint McCann, Evangelical Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Eden Theological Seminary
  • Peter H. Raven, Ph.D., President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Rabbi Randy FleisherCentral Reform Congregation

This event is presented by the Saint Louis Zoo in partnership with The Academy of Science of St. Louis and is sponsored by the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, an alliance of religious organizations and institutions committed to caring for God's Creation.

For more information about the event, contact Cassandra Carmichael at, or call the Zoo's Education Department at (314) 646-4544, option 6.

Fall/Winter 2016-2017 Lectures

Please check back in fall for the 2016-2017 lecture schedule.

More Information

Reservations are not necessary. Admission is free.

All lectures take place in the Anheuser-Busch Theatre in The Living World/North Entrance at the Saint Louis Zoo. For more information, call (314) 646-4544, option 6.