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RWP Zoo Announces Successful Completion of Fundraising Campaign to Re-Open Harbor Seal Exhibit

Anonymous donor match puts total over $100,000

Providence, R.I. – Roger Williams Park Zoo announced the conclusion of its community fundraising effort that brought in over $113,500 to help defray the cost of major repairs to its harbor seal exhibit.

One of the exhibit’s large viewing windows cracked in late May when the pool was...

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,...

Enjoy Feathery Fun at Roger Williams Park Zoo

With four new species added, Zoo now exhibits 26 kinds of birds

Providence, R.I. – The butterflies aren’t the only new species taking wing at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Zoo visitors can enjoy some feathery fun checking out the four new bird species joining the collection this summer. The newcomers bring the Zoo’s tally of feathery species...

New Executive Director to lead Roger Williams Park Zoo

Led Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, New Jersey since 2004.


PROVIDENCE, RI— The trustees of the Rhode Island Zoological Society (RIZS) announced today that they have selected Jeremy Goodman, DVM as the new executive director of the Zoo and the Society. RIZS supports and manages the Zoo, which is owned by the City of...