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RI Zoological Society Announces New RWP Zoo Master Plan

Preparations for the first project in the 20 year plan are underway 

Providence, R.I. – Last night the Board of Trustees of the Rhode Island Zoological Society unveiled a new master plan that will guide the development of Roger Williams Park Zoo over the next 20 years.  With funding for Zoo improvements approved as part of the Clean Water,...

Roger Williams Park Zoo Awards over $10,000 for Environmental Conservation Programs

Grants have funded conservation efforts locally and worldwide since 1989

Providence, R.I. – Through the Sophie Danforth Conservation Biology Fund (SDCBF), the Roger Williams Park Zoo and RI Zoological Society has awarded over $10,000 to 2014 grant applicants for their environmental conservation and education programs. Sophie Danforth, who founded the...

Giant Anteater Birth at Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Providence, R.I. – Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Tropical America building has an exciting new addition that arrived on Friday afternoon, July 25th:  Corndog, the Zoo’s female giant anteater, had delivered her...

New Director for Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Development Efforts

PROVIDENCE, RI— Effective September 3, Brooke Fairman has taken charge of fundraising and development efforts at Roger Williams Park Zoo.  Having completed two stints as donor relations director at Salvation Army corps in Connecticut and Rhode Island, she opted to remain in Rhode Island when she was asked to relocate to New Jersey. As the new director of development at the Zoo,...