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AZA mentor visits ZooMontana to help zoo get back on track

AZA mentor visits ZooMontana to help zoo get back on track

At first glance, Gary Geddes was impressed.

October 20, 2011 4:00 pmLoading…
ZooMontana looks to redesign discovery and education center

ZooMontana looks to redesign discovery and education center

ZooMontana’s Discovery and Education Center could get a new look, but only if the facility can procure the funds.

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Beartooth Nature Center director to take interim post at ZooMontana

Beartooth Nature Center director to take interim post at ZooMontana

Jeff Ewelt, director of the Beartooth Nature Center in Red Lodge, will take over as ZooMontana’s interim director.

May 19, 2011 9:45 am Photos

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Bruno the bear to stay at ZooMontana; other bears likely to be moved

Bruno the bear to stay at ZooMontana; other bears likely to be moved

ZooMontana's bear exhibit soon will be down to just one — Bruno, the original bear who came to Billings from Knoxville in 2008.

May 17, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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ZooMontana otter exhibit

ZooMontana otter exhibit

A North American river otter is seen at an exhibit at ZooMontana on Monday. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums notified ZooMontana on Monday that its accreditation has been revoked. The zoo could lose several animals, including the otters.

May 16, 2011 4:20 pmLoading…
ZooMontana loses accredidation

ZooMontana loses accredidation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums notified ZooMontana on Monday that its accreditation has been revoked.

May 16, 2011 4:15 pmLoading…
ZooMontana loses its accredidation

ZooMontana loses its accredidation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums notified ZooMontana on Monday that its accreditation has been revoked. The zoo could lose several animals, including the Siberian tigers.

May 16, 2011 4:15 pmLoading…
ZooMontana loses AZA accreditation

ZooMontana loses AZA accreditation

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums revoked ZooMontana’s accreditation on Monday, leaving the future of several zoo animals in question.

May 16, 2011 4:01 pm Photos

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AZA completes site visit; zoo waits for decision

After spending two days at ZooMontana last week, a pair of site inspectors are in the process of relaying their findings back to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

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ZooMontana receives $10,000 donation

ZooMontana received a $10,000 donation from the Montana Community Foundation through the Latigo Fund this week.

April 12, 2011 1:04 pmLoading…

AZA selects dates for zoo visit

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums will be making a two-day site visit to ZooMontana on April 21 and 22, zoo board President Ian McDonald said on Monday.

April 11, 2011 5:34 pmLoading…
ZooMontana waits to release AZA decision

ZooMontana waits to release AZA decision

ZooMontana’s future remains in limbo as the staff and board of directors wait to hear the outcome of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums committee meeting over the weekend.

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ZooMontana receives additional $260,000

ZooMontana receives additional $260,000

With not a moment to spare, ZooMontana received a $250,000 anonymous donation Tuesday night, putting the zoo about $10,000 short of the goal set by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The board was told to come up with $500,000 last month to keep its accreditation.

March 16, 2011 10:07 am Photos

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Ian McDonald

Ian McDonald

ZooMontana Board Chairman Ian McDonald talks about the zoo's finances at a strategy meeting with Billings business and civic leaders Tuesday.

March 15, 2011 5:30 pmLoading…

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