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Miami and Cincinnati Zoo host world community conference


Miami University's Project Dragonfly and the Cincinnati Zoo host the annual Earth Expeditions World Community Conference, a free conference celebrating conservation and education, Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. The conference, zoo admission and parking are free to those who register.

The conference will showcase the work of educators who have conducted inquiry projects at the Cincinnati Zoo, at conservation sites around the world and in classrooms around the country.

Breakout sessions will cover Miami’s Earth Expedition program’s new graduate courses in Australia and Guyana. Earth Expeditions is a global conservation and education program supporting university courses, degree programs and collaborative projects in Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. Earth Expeditions courses are co-offered by Miami’s Dragonfly and the Cincinnati Zoo.

For more information about Earth Expeditions, or an application for the 2011 courses, go to

Register online for the World Community Conference.

Educators and others interested in education and conservation are encouraged to attend.


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