Find Out What’s Happening

There is always a lot happening at the Zoological Society of Milwaukee! We host fundraising events that help to raise critical dollars while leaving guests with lasting memories, we offer unique gift ideas like animal sponsorships, and we work to continuously have a positive impact on hundreds of thousands of children each year through our education department. Because of our involvement in the community, we often have the opportunity to work with many media outlets who cover our work to inform the community. Check out what’s been going on recently:

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What’s Happening Right Now

OnMilwaukee.com

Several news outlets highlight the return of the Zoological Society’s fundraising camping event, Snooze at the Zoo.

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Milwaukee Business Journal

The Zoological Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year is featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal. See a slideshow of the evening and the amazing fundraising efforts to help the Society.

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FOX6

There is a lot going on during the summer. Reporter Brian Kramp shows the audience why they should come to the Zoo to see a Kohl’s Wild Theater performance, sign up for a summer camp and buy a Snooze FOR the Zoo camping-to-go bag.

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WTMJ Radio

Four years after the Zoological Society publicly announced a capital campaign to create Adventure Africa, the Society is near the finish line. With a goal of $27 million, there is less than a million to go.

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JSOnline

During the month of May, the Zoological Society encouraged people to not mow their lawns or use pesticide. By not doing anything, pollinators have a chance to thrive.

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CBS 58

The family-friendly fundraising event, Zootastic, is back. The Zoological Society talks about why this event is so special and shows off some of the crafts the kids can do.

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Check Out Our Latest Press Releases

Kids Green Art Contest

Go wild and dig in the trash. Well, don’t actually do that; we just want you to look around for used and recyclable items that can be repurposed into art. [...]

August 9, 2022|In The News|

Wild for Camping

Popular summer pastimes usually include camping and trips to the Zoo. We like to put those two things together. Guests can Snooze at the Zoo on one of three nights [...]

July 21, 2022|In The News|

Catch Up on Past Updates

Did you miss a big announcement? The Zoological Society of Milwaukee works throughout the year to conserve wildlife and endangered species, educate people about the importance of wildlife and the environment and support the Milwaukee County Zoo. Check out some of the past stories and announcements from the Zoological Society.

FOX6

The Zoological Society is excited to talk to FOX6 about holiday gift ideas. Zoo Passes, Animal Sponsorships and ornaments help out a good cause.

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CBS 58 News

Hundreds of local youth groups are invited to decorate trees at the Zoo, thanks to the Zoological Society’s Fantastic Forest.

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Milwaukee Business Journal

Zoological Society President and CEO, Jodi Gibson, is honored as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Women of Influence.

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CBS 58 News

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee receives attention for its unique Snooze FOR the Zoo event.

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Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee is a featured guest in a weekly radio show and podcast to discuss its mission and how it is helping the Zoo continue to be a key part of the community.

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Racine Journal Times

This article covers a unique winter event at the Zoological Society. People could bid on auction items while also getting access to family-friendly entertainment.

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Media Requests

For all media inquiries and photo and interview requests, please contact Katie Krecklow, communications and public relations manager, via email at katherinek@zoosociety.org or call 414-258-2333.