Completed Project

Proposition #5

Zoo Improvements

$1,030,000

PROJECT COMPLETED JUNE 2018

Bond Project funds were used in addition to $1.2 million from private funds to fund these five projects:
  • A new exhibit of African lesser flamingos, which will greet visitors as they enter the Zoo
  • Jaguar facility renovation and expansion, adding off-exhibit space for breeding and rearing these endangered cats
  • A new bird rehabilitation facility with much-needed room for the zoo’s efforts to protect our region’s native species
  • A new giant anteater exhibit
  • Renovations to the fishing pier to provide access for guests with disabilities

Completed Projects

  • STATUS DATE  DETAILS
    Complete
     March 2018 Exhibit opens to the public!
    Under Construction
     Spring 2017 Construction begins 
    Design Phase  Spring 2016 Design complete, construction to begin in 2017 
    Design Phase  Fall 2015 Design phase begins 

    March 2018 Updates

    November 2017 Updates

  • STATUS DATE  DETAILS
    Completed
    June 7, 2018  Construction complete, ribbon cutting grand opening of facility!
    Design Phase Fall 2016 Design complete, construction to begin in 2017 
    Design Phase Spring 2016  Design for this facility is currently underway with the local firm of Parkhill, Smith &
    Cooper.
  • STATUS DATE  DETAILS
    Completed
    June 7, 2018 Construction complete, ribbon cutting grand opening of facility! 
    Design Phase
     Fall 2016 Design complete, construction to begin in 2017 
    Design Phase  Spring 2016 Design for this facility is currently underway with the local firm of Parkhill, Smith &
    Cooper.


  • STATUS DATE  DETAILS
    Completed
     June 7, 2018 Construction complete, ribbon cutting grand opening of facility! 
    Design Phase Fall 2017 Design complete, construction to begin in 2017

    November 2017 Updates

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    STATUS DATE  DETAILS
    Completed
     June 8, 2018 Construction complete, ribbon cutting grand opening of facility! 
    Design Phase 2017 Design complete, construction to begin in 2017