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Program Meeting – “The History of Riverside Zoos,” by Todd Volkmann
September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Todd Volkmann, current Exhibit Caretaker at the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit (KWE) in Riverside Park and a former naturalist of the Great Plains Nature Center, will present on the KWE and the storied days of the Wichita Zoo era.
There has been an animal exhibit of some kind in Riverside Park for over 100 years. The free experiences have introduced generations of visitors to exotic animals, native species, and caretakers who were characters. This presentation will revisit the endearing past, discuss the current exhibit and introduce an idea for the future that will hopefully take flight…
This program will be ONLINE only – streamed on YouTube