Volunteers Needed for the Japanese Garden!

March 30th, 2018

Unique Garden Experience in Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden!   Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is currently recruiting volunteers for public education volunteer position: Ordway Gardens Interpreter. The Ordway Gardens and the Charlotte Partridge Ordway Japanese Garden are popular destinations for visitors who seek to experience the art form of Como’s Bonsai collections and the […]

Extended Hours Begin Sunday, April 1!

March 26th, 2018

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory begins extended hours on April 1. Como will be open every day until September 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Extended hours means summer is approaching! Time to sign up for Summer Camp!

Join Us For S.A.F.E. Sundays!

January 19th, 2018

Chat with our Public Engagement Education Specialist about the Endangered or Threatened animals we have at Como and what people can do to help them thrive in the wild.  Each week will feature a different animal. S.A.F.E. Sundays occur every Sunday from 1:00-3:00PM. 2018 Schedule January 28 – Lemurs February 4 – Gorillas February 11 […]

Meet Nyati, Como’s Baby Gorilla!

November 13th, 2017

The Votes Have Been Counted! Como’s Visitors Choose Nyati For Baby Gorilla Name As part of this past weekend’s “Go Great Apes” conservation awareness event, visitors to Como Park Zoo & Conservatory were able to cast their vote for the name of Como’s three-week old female baby western lowland gorilla. Ballot boxes were set out […]

Como Activities November – December

November 3rd, 2017

All Is Not Quiet At Como Park Zoo & Conservatory! Fall Flower Show Now – November 26 While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of pink and white Chrysanthemums. S.A.F.E. Sundays […]