Teens to learn about endangered wildlife at Brevard Zoo event


Brevard Zoo

Central Florida youth are invited to learn about local and international conservation efforts at Brevard Zoo’s eighth annual Youth Environmental Summit on Saturday, July 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Organized by members of the Zoo Teen volunteer program for peers ages 12–18, the event features speakers from Florida Wildlife Hospital, Brevard County Parks and Recreation, University of Florida, Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute and other organizations from across the state. Attendees will also participate in hands-on workshops, art projects, and interactive panel discussions. The theme, “Animals in Danger,” encompasses topics such as invasive plants and animals; citizen science; art and wildlife protection; sustainable choices to help endangered species; and more.

A $15 participation fee, which includes a pizza lunch and event bag, is required to attend. Registration is open until July 25 at brevardzoo.org/youth-environmental-summit.