Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park: Demonstrating Care for Wildlife & Community
10/29/2021 - 10/29/2021 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Dr. Jo-Elle Mogerman, Director of the St. Louis WildCare Park will present the plans for wildlife, conservation and public experiences located on the 425-acre north St. Louis County property. Jo-Elle is the first African-American female zoo director. She is leading the effort to build from scratch a new safari experience and animal science conservation breeding facility. Limited in-person boxed lunch on-site and virtual availability.
Jo-Elle is a native Chicagoan who grew up with a love of animals. She applied that love to her academic pursuits, obtaining a B.A. in biology from Macalester College, an M.A. in conservation biology from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in biology with a focus on foraging ecology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, she is currently adjunct at DePaul University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, teaching an online course that engages students as citizen scientists.
By registering for this program, I understand that attendance is voluntary and that St. Louis Forum cannot guarantee that I won’t become infected with the virus. I agree to abide by the guidance for this event and acknowledge that it is my responsibility to evaluate the risks associated with attending. In the event I become ill, exposed to COVID, or elect not to participate due to COVID concerns, I also understand that Forum will reimburse any fees associated with the event as long as I give written notice 1-hour prior to the start time. Location: WildCare Park, 12385 Larimore Rd., St Louis, MO 63138