Alabama Day

Saturday, December 10
10 am – 2 pm
FREE for Members or with General Admission

Celebrate what makes Alabama such a special place to live by learning more about the rich biodiversity of Alabama’s ecosystems and the different plants and animals that call it home.

Alabama Ambassadors Q&A with Animal Care

Thanks to its biodiversity, Alabama is the home to an impressive number of plant and animal species. Did you know that state legislators vote on which animals become the official symbols of Alabama? Come learn about these special state representatives in a Q&A with Animal Care.  

Exploring Alabama Science on the Spot

Nature is diverse and amazing. Different plants and animals call a particular place home and this creates distinct ecosystems. In this Science on the Spot, learn about the vast and varying types of life that create the rich biodiversity of Alabama’s ecosystems. How does Alabama rank in biodiversity within the United States and how do scientists measure this?  What encourages life to thrive within the state? Join us to explore Alabama’s awesome biodiversity.


Craft & Selfie Stations: 10 am – 2 pm
In Migratory Hall

Alabama Ambassadors Q&A with Animal Care: 10 am, 11 am, Noon, & 1 pm
In Trek

Exploring Alabama Science on the Spot: 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, & 1:30 pm
In the Exhibits

All About Alabama Scavenger Hunt: All Day
In the Exhibits


Dec 10 2022


10:00 am - 2:00 pm