Calgary Zoo: Waste and the Penguin World; A behind the scenes look at how we maintain our penguin pool.

ScienceCalgary Zoo
1 Hour Session
Thursday Feb 14   09:00 AM to 10:15 AM (1 hour 15 minutes)
Calgary Zoo - Karsten Discovery Atrium
Take a tour of our state of the art filtration room, including looking at the sustainability features of this building. Find out how much natural waste the penguins produce and the challenges we face to manage it, keeping the pool clean for the penguins and clear for viewing! You’ll also get to see the penguins splashing about in their watery world and have your penguin questions answered by one of our staff. Included in this program is instructions on how you can do a waste audit in your school or class to compare to the zoo. Please note: this tour requires closed-toed shoes, the ability to climb 3 flights of stairs and participants won't be able to leave mid-session.