Announcing the Internal Conservation Grant Fund Awards

Black swallowtail butterfly on a purple coneflower (Photo: Kathy Newton)
Each year, the Zoo provides employees an opportunity to request financial support for in-situ wildlife conservation or conservation education projects through the Internal Conservation Grants Fund. Once again, the Conservation Committee received many outstanding applications [...]

Saving Sloths in Costa Rica

Hanging with Moe – myself, Amanda, and Sam last year.
“How hard can it be to track a sloth?” This was the question that I was teased with several times prior to my recent trip to Costa Rica.  My honest answer was “I don’t [...]

Zoo Internships: An Unlikely Journey

2015 summer interns with the elephants and keeper, Cecil Jackson
Guest blogger: Sarah Lang, Zoo Intern   You can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job. It’s the classic conundrum everyone is facing as they emerge from college [...]