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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,...

Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Attendance Reaches 650,000 Visitors for First Time Since 2003

Providence, R.I. – For the first time in over 10 years, 650,000 people have walked through the admission gates at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Pictured here, are lucky guests (from left) Jasper Diers, his son Dylan Diers and wife Diane Diers from Glastonbury, Conn., who were visiting the Zoo to celebrate Dylan’s second birthday. They received a special gift basket from the Zoo for...

Roger Williams Park Zoo Celebrates Major Improvements and Outlines Plans for Future

Three of four planned major improvements nearly completed despite challenging economy;
Zoo now planning for exciting future exhibits.


(PROVIDENCE, R.I.) March 13 – Roger Williams Park Zoo management announced today that Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard, a nature play and exploration exhibit for children and their families, will...

Beat Winter Cabin Fever with Roger Williams Park Zoo

Fun environmental educational programs available for all ages

Providence, R.I. – Roger Williams Park Zoo can help beat winter cabin fever with fun environmental education programs for all ages.

Parents with young toddlers will enjoy the Zoo’s Preschool Adventures...