The Lake Superior Zoo is always a fun family day out, and next Friday there is something special to enjoy.

Kids of all ages are invited to “make tracks” to the Lake Superior Zoo for Earth Tracks on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm.

At this special event visitors will learn about wildlife, research, endangered species and what they can do to help protect the environment.

Earth Tracks features hands-on learning stations taught by environmental educators and scientists from across the region, including:

City of Duluth

City of Superior

Fond du Lac Reservation

Iron River National Fish Hatchery

Jay Cooke State Park

Midwest Peregrine Society

Minnesota DNR

Minnesota Sea Grant

South St. Louis Soil & Water Conservation District

St. Louis River Alliance

Superior National Forest

UW-Superior Lake Superior Research Institute

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

In addition, special animal presentations and zookeeper chats will be held throughout the zoo.

The zoo is open 10 am-4 pm. Regular admission prices apply.  Members are free. For more information, contact the Lake Superior Zoological Society at (218) 730-4500 or visit www.LSZOO.ORG.