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Wild Earth Action Team Expeditions

Wild Earth Action Team Expeditions

The Dallas Zoo’s Wild Earth Action Team gets hands-on with conservation, and you’re invited to join us.

Baby sea turtles

Saving Sea Turtles

Dallas Zoo’s Wild Earth Action Team is on a mission to restore sea turtle habitats on South Padre Island, and YOU are invited to join!

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When

July 31 – August 2, 2020

Where

South Padre Island, TX

Cost

$295/person
50% off for every person in the household thereafter

Trip details

Together we’ll restore nesting habitat through beach clean-up, host family-friendly programs on sea turtle conservation and ecology, and enjoy pizza dinner and exclusive after-hours access to Sea Turtle, Inc.’s new conservation center. We will observe night nest checks and, if we’re lucky enough to have turtle hatchlings, we’ll help with an early morning release and watch them wiggle into the sea as the sun rises over the Gulf. We wrap up with a dolphin watching eco-cruise through the Laguna Madre.

Host hotel: Isla Grand Beach Resort, South Padre

Fine Print: This expedition is for travelers ages 6 and up. Registration includes all programs, special tours, eco-cruise, and all meals on Saturday. Transportation and lodging are not included. 

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bats flying at sunset

Saving Bats

Join the Dallas Zoo’s Wild Earth Action Team and help create a better world for bats!

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Trip Details

Enjoy a weekend in Austin and San Antonio learning about bats and taking action to help them. We’ll cruise Lady Bird Lake to toast the world’s largest, urban, bat colony and witness the extraordinary emergence at Bracken Cave where 15 million Mexican free-tailed bats raise pups and set out each summer evening to feed. Together we will restore bat and other pollinator habitat.

Host hotel: TBD

Fine Print: This expedition is for travelers ages 6 and up. Registration includes all programs, special tours, eco-cruise, and all meals on Saturday. Transportation and lodging are not included. Van transportation is available for $60/person.

Contact us at SavingWildlife@DallasZoo.com for more information about any of our upcoming expeditions.