Teachers of grades 4-8 can earn professional development credits and learn how to use the Zoo as a resource for dynamic and memorable STEM activities. This workshop on March 5th is free AND includes a return trip to the Zoo for your students! Click here for more information.
Nature play starts at your Zoo! Join us on February 7th, 21st, and 28th for Nature Play Sundays at the Zoo! From 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. each of these days we’ll have a free-play area set up near our Conservation Learning Center for kids to dig, build, splash, and more! Sand pits, water tables, building blocks,… read more
What would you do if you returned from a hike to find two grizzly bears exploring your campsite? At the Zoo, we want to help you ensure that never happens; our exhibit signage and education programs focus on the importance of safe, bear-proof camping. But let’s face it, wouldn’t it be fun to watch two… read more
You’re already planning to snap photos of your friends and family at Howl-o-Ween, right? Why not share those photos for a chance to win 4 tickets to our next big holiday event…Zoo Lights! Just tag your photos #zoohowl2014, and check Instagram or Facebook on October 30 to find out if you’re the winner. And if you… read more
This year’s Brew at the Zoo event on Saturday, June 14 featured a safari truck photo booth, where Brew-goers could use masks and props to stage their own souvenir photos. Our Brew at the Zoo Instagram Challenge captured quite a few safari photos, and a lot of other fun pics from the evening. Thanks to everyone who… read more
All donations made in eegee’s coin canisters for the month of March will benefit the Zoo, its education programs, conservation efforts and capital projects. Thank you eegee’s!
Betty White, a lifelong animal lover and zoo advocate, paid a visit to Reid Park Zoo recently. Her quiet visit was spent behind-the-scenes interacting with Zoo staff and, of course, the animals! Thank you, Betty, for your gracious spirit and your support of Reid Park Zoo and our mission.
Come to the Zoo between 6-8pm from Friday, December 6 through Monday, December 23rd for an evening of beautiful lights and decorations, live entertainment, and visits with Santa at Zoo Lights, presented this year by BMO Harris Bank. How many lights does it take to fill the Zoo? No one is willing to count, but… read more
Thank you to everyone who participated in Howl-o-ween 2013! We couldn’t have done it without our incredibly hard-working volunteers, sponsors, and staff…or without the over 10,000 of you who attended the event! Dazzling lights, decorations, costumes and candy brought smiles to so many faces–happy Howl-o-ween from Reid Park Zoo!
Coming to Howl-o-ween this weekend? Take our Howl-o-ween Instagram Challenge! It’s easy: Use your mobile device to take a fun photo at Howl-o-ween. Upload your photo to Instagram, tag @reidparkzoo and use #zoohowloween. Make sure your Instagram profile is public, and post your photo! We’ll review the photos next week, and select our favorites to… read more