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AIP - Global Biomes: Denver Zoo Conservation Regions of Focus

Graduate Program - AIP

Title: Global Biomes: Denver Zoo Conservation Regions of Focus    

Credits: 3

Cost: $160 per credit ($480)

Saturday dates at Zoo: September 16th, October 14th, November 11th, December 2nd

9:00AM - 4:00PM

Course Description: Introduction to the biomes, species and cultures, connected with Denver Zoo's conservation projects. Students will gain insights into Denver Zoo's conservation areas of focus and learn what makes these areas biologically unique. Participants will also engage in discussions about the political, economic and cultural climates of these areas and how these factors shape and determine Denver Zoo's conservation strategies. Particpants will examine and discuss the long-term impacts that Denver Zoo strives to achieve in these areas.


  • Investigate climate patterns and plant/animal adaptations characteristic of different biomes.
  • Use wildlife on zoo grounds to investigate wildlife of the biomes on zoo grounds.
  • Explore current research and conservation issues relevant to different biomes.
  • Learn about current community-based conservation solutions that address relationships between local people and the environment.

AIP - Urban Ecology

Graduate Program - AIP

Title: Urban Ecology           

Credits: 3

Fee: $480

Class Dates at Denver Zoo:

September 9th, October 7th, November 4th, December 2nd

9:00AM - 4:00PM

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