Erie Zoo News & Updates

 

 

Summer Camp Update

Posted on June 4th, 2020 at 8:46 PM

Your Erie Zoo is having summer camps! 

However, there will be many modifications and new regulations due to Covid-19. It is our goal to keep your child and our staff as healthy and safe as possible. We ask that you please review all the new changes on our website before signing your child up for camp.

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Erie Apparel Supports Emergency Fund

Erie Apparel Supports Emergency Fund

Posted on May 13th, 2020 at 12:47 PM

New Erie Apparel Erie Zoo tees are here! During the month of May, proceeds from these two tees benefit the Erie Zoo's Covid-19 Emergency Fund.

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Animal Art Auction on Facebook!

Animal Art Auction on Facebook!

Posted on April 30th, 2020 at 9:58 PM

Join us every Saturday in May from 8am-8pm for our virtual Facebook Animal Art Auction Fundraiser! (All art created by Erie Zoo animals)

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Keeping Our Zoo Afloat T-shirt Fundraiser

Posted on April 24th, 2020 at 2:55 PM

Help keep your zoo afloat through our limited edition River Otter T-shirt fundraiser! Sale ends May 3rd!

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October Memberships Private Event

Posted on April 23rd, 2020 at 8:10 PM

UPDATE: Event Postponed

The rhino-themed private member event for those who purchased or renewed their memberships during October 2019 has been postponed. Please read the linke below for additional details. 

*This event is only for those who bought or renewed their memberships in October 2019*

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50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and though we can't be together physically, there are so many ways we can come together to protect and celebrate our planet. This year, Earth Day is going digital!

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Statement Addressing Covid-19 Transfer to Animals

Posted on April 9th, 2020 at 5:50 PM
A statement from your Erie Zoo regarding Covid-19 transfer to animals:
 
In response to the recent report of Covid-19 transfer from a keeper to big cat species at the Bronx Zoo, we have implemented protocol that all keeper staff must wear masks and gloves when entering all animal holding areas..

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Erie Zoo goes into close down mode following guidelines for COVID-19

Posted on March 18th, 2020 at 5:12 PM

The Erie Zoo is going into close down mode. While spring is one of the zoos best season’s, CEO Scott Mitchell says they will follow the Governor’s guidelines as a non-essential business.

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Covid-19 Update: Temporarily Closed

Posted on March 17th, 2020 at 12:06 PM
In response to the directive addressing the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation issued by Governor Tom Wolf, effective today, Tuesday March 16th, your Erie Zoo will be CLOSED for a minimum of two weeks. Please check our Facebook and website for up to date information as the situation progresses.
 
We thank you for your understanding and support during this difficult time.
Ways to help your Zoo:

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Zoo Classes Cancelled

Posted on March 13th, 2020 at 8:51 PM

All Erie Zoo classes are now cancelled until further notice in response to Covid-19 directives.

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