Wild Learning Lectures

Fall tickets coming soon!

We are inviting experts in wildlife, conservation, sustainability and more to share their experiences, stories and research with our guests throughout the year. Stay tuned for our full lineup!

What can we expect at theWild Learning Lectures? 

  • A lecture in the Ford Education Center Theater
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • Opportunity for Q & A with guest speaker
  • A meet-and-greet with the guest speaker

How does the Wild Learning Lectures support the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) mission?  

By attending events hosted by the Detroit Zoo, you are directly supporting the DZS mission of creating meaningful connections between people, animals and the natural world so all can thrive. Your event admission provides support so that the DZS can continue to demonstrate extraordinary leadership in conservation, animal welfare, education and environmental sustainability.  

2023 Schedule


Behind the Lens with Brandon Güell

March 2 | 5:30 – 8 p.m. – past event



Homegrown National Park with Doug Tallamy

June 13 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – past event