Who’s who at the zoo – meet Susan Blackwood

Who’s who at the zoo – meet Susan Blackwood

Get to know Susan Blackwood, our Botanical Education Program Coordinator.

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Who's who at the zoo: meet Glenda Misurelli

Who's who at the zoo: meet Glenda Misurelli

As part of our who's who at the zoo series, meet Glenda Misurelli, lead keeper in the Canadian Wilds section.

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Sam's field notes: Struthiomimus

Sam's field notes: Struthiomimus

Hi, I'm Sam! I'm learning about the dinosaurs in Prehistoric Park during Dinosaurs Alive, and recording what I discover in my field notes. I went to the zoo with my grandparents this weekend, and I learned what dinosaurs and animals like to eat. 

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What to do at the zoo...on a long weekend?

Zookeeper Week- Alexandra Phillips

Zookeeper Week- Alexandra Phillips

It's back! Last year we had so much fun celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week and profiling our keepers, so we wanted to do it again! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. We're already off to a good start with this individual! Introducing Alexandra Phillips.

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Who, what, where, when- working with whooping cranes

Who, what, where, when- working with whooping cranes

What does the breeding process for our whooping cranes entail during the calendar year? We talked to Curator Colleen Baird, who leads the whooping crane artificial insemination team, and oversees the Calgary Zoo’s conservation work with the cranes.

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Tiger and Bear Training

Come see how we build a positive and trusting relationship between our keepers and mammals.

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Plan Something WILD for Your Child’s Birthday

Plan Something WILD for Your Child’s Birthday

Plan Something WILD for Your Child’s Birthday- a party at the zoo!

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Zookeeper Week- Kristi Schlaepfer

Zookeeper Week- Kristi Schlaepfer

The summer of 2014, we recognized National Zoo Keeper Week! To celebrate the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we posted an interview of a keeper each day that week! We really love the story that Kristi shared with us.

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Meet the Zookeeper: Kristi Schlaepfer

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Working to preserve the wood bison in Canada

Working to preserve the wood bison in Canada

November 1st was Bison Day, and while not many Canadians have marked a day for celebrating bison on their calendar, it’s important to remember.

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