CALGARY ZOO BLOG

New zoo centre will boost conservation

Guest blog: Greg Royer, Chief Operating Officer, Calgary Zoo

The Calgary Zoo is excited about our plan to buy 333 acres of property near Strathmore as the new home for our Wildlife Conservation Centre. The new location gives us room to expand our award-winning reintroduction breeding programs for endangered species.

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Introducing the great grey owl- the wise choice

The excitement of voting for the #GreatestCdnAnimal is ruffling some feathers! The title is a responsibility worthy of Canada’s 150 years; just ‘whooo’ does represent our nation? Visitors could find themselves looking for the wise choice in the great grey owl.

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Celebrate EARTH Day! E-rase your e-waste at the Calgary Zoo

We’re calling all Calgarians to step up and make a difference just in time for Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. Earth Day reminds us that all people are connected globally, and that our actions can both negatively and positively affect our home. Why not create positives this year and recycle unused electronics? Working with GEEP, Global Electric Electronic Processing, the zoo is hosting a FREE four-day drop off event to collect unused electronics.

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Go local this Easter Eggstravaganza with our top five tips!

It’s time for Easter Eggstravaganza, a classic two days of springtime fun at the Calgary Zoo.

Join us April 14 and 15, when kids of all ages can explore, create, and learn. This year we looked close to home for our inspiration — the Eggstravaganza is packed with local organizations who want to help us celebrate with face painting, bunny races, cookie decorating and more!

Hop to it! We’ve packed these two days with all the Easter fun your family can find.

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It’s Spring Break fever at the Calgary Zoo! Here are our top ten tips…

Spring has sprung in Calgary- and so has Spring Break! The first day of this lovely season was March 21, which means it’s that time of year where #yyc weather will begin to warm, and students are looking for some fun during their time off.

If you’re searching for a unique outing and want to try out some engaging attractions during this time with your kids, look no further than the Calgary Zoo.

We’ve got the fun (and the variety) to keep your family entertained this spring break.

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