Inspiring Future Conservationists through a Junior ZooKeeper Program


The recent decline in children’s engagement with nature due, in part, to our increasingly urbanized lifestyles, may produce future leaders less inclined to value and protect wildlife. Sunset Zoological Park in Manhattan,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Ashley Kelly (Kansas State University)
  2. Jeffrey Skibins (Kansas State University)
  3. Susi Algrim (Kansas State University)
  4. Jared Bixby (Sunset Zoo)
  5. Nicole Wade (Sunset Zoo)

Topic Areas

Topics: Engaging with the Public , Topics: Cognitive Research (Values, Attitudes, Behaviors) , Topics: Communication and Education


PS-1 » Poster Session and Social (19:00 - Monday, 18th September, Longs Peak Lodge: Diamond East/West)

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