Zoo Update

July 6, 2018

Zoo Update with John Lewis

We are proud of the fact that we are one of only about 230 facilities that hold AZA accreditation. It is truly the gold standard. However, the journey to accreditation can be intimidating for facilities that have not yet achieved it.
May 31, 2018

Zoo Update from Connie Morgan

"With Memorial Day behind us, we’ve turned the corner from spring to summer and I hope you’ll make the most of your GLAZA membership this sunny season, and explore the array of improvements we’re adding to our offerings."
May 1, 2018

Zoo Update

May 18 is Endangered Species Day, which reminds me of one of my favorite Yogi Berra quotes: "I just want to thank everyone who made this day necessary." The irony, unfortunately, is that we are the ones who made Endangered Species Day necessary.
April 1, 2018

Zoo Update from Connie Morgan

"I’ve been thinking a lot about community. What is community? What holds it together? How does it go forward?"
March 1, 2018

Zoo Update

Once a year, usually in January, Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) directors, CEOs, and presidents get together for a policy conference to learn about issues […]
February 5, 2018
Child in front of sea otter exhibit.

Zoo Update

As Spring field trips bring some of our most important visitors to the Zoo, we look forward to sharing our stories of conservation and care with them.