Month: January 2016

Robert Bell – Volunteer Superstar

Volunteering 16 years and still going strong Robert Bell is a Potter Park Zoo “Volunteer Superstar.” In his 16 year tenure as a volunteer he has handed out more than 15,000 popsicles in two days, helped hundreds of kids and families on and off the hayrides at Halloween and welcomed tons of school buses filled […]

Construction Continues at Potter Park Zoo

The sounds of hammers, drills, saws and other equipment echoed through Potter Park Zoo this summer and fall with the construction of new red panda and moose exhibits. Rupert Jr. and Maliha, Potter Park Zoo’s two red pandas, moved into their new home earlier in the fall. The new exhibit offers more space, greater enrichment […]

Zoo Welcomes Autistic Learners

Note: We are pleased to announce we have had an overwhelming response to our announcement of this program. The afternoon sessions in both January and February are nearly full, so we will be adding morning sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each of those days.  Visit here to register for the session from 9 […]

A Resolution to Change the World

Tis’ the season for making resolutions. As you are thinking about the life changes you’ll make in 2016, consider making a resolution that will change the world. Kick off 2016 with a conservation resolution. Go beyond “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” and adopt one of the resolutions below. Resolution #1: Connect to Nature   Get yourself […]