Mission Statement

“To inspire our public to value the presence of living things in our lives”

We at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory hold everything we do against the expectations laid forth in our mission statement. Every animal exhibit, plant exhibit, education class and youth camp is driven by this statement and our commitment to the community in which we live.

Como Campus Core Values

  • Ensuring excellence in animal and plant management and exhibit practices
  • Inspiring our public to value the presence of living things in their lives
  • Creating connections with our animals, plants, and gardens that foster appreciation
  • Committing to a work environment characterized by open communication, collegial respect, collaborative spirit and integrity
  • Being a historical, cultural and social destination with a variety of recreational and educational experiences

Image Statement

“Creating memories and inspiring appreciation of the natural world”