Come learn about the Zoo's involvement in field work, doing research on a little-known mammal. Meet the Zoo's collaborators and hear about their backgrounds in wildlife conservation and forest ecology.

Who: Maria Spriggs, DVM - Mesker Park Zoo Veterinarian...Jill Witt, Ph.D. - Senior Wildlife Biologist, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, Manistee, MI...Paul Keelance, Ph.D. - Assistant Professor, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

What: An introduction to the Zoo's collaboration in research and conservation of a small carnivore, the American marten.

When: Saturday March 3rd from 11am - 12pm.

Where: Discovery Center multipurpose room. Parking available in the Zoo's main lot (admission free for members). For any questions or requests for handicap accessible parking to the Discovery Center, please contact