Tag: Lee Richardson Zoo

Tumbleweed Festival 2017

August 25th will be the 2017 The Tumbleweed Festival: “Welcome to the 26th Annual Tumblweed Festival! Three days of family entertainment influding music, kids performers, great festival food, and a NEW beer garden! Wether you like bluegrass or country, rock or folk, we have something for you. Weekend Passes: $30 or […]

More than 4,000 attend 8th Annual Flea Market

From Finney County Historical Museum: “It’s safe to say that the day attracted more than 4,000 people for antiques, collectibles, art and crafts, as well as other bargains and discoveries. This was our eighth annual festival, and it has grown from 12 visiting vendors in 2010 to 60 today. In addition […]

Call of the Wild

From Lee Richardson Zoo: “Zoo Edventures started this week and our first and second graders attending “Call of the Wild” are learning all about wild animals and places as well as some that are “not so wild”. Today we learned how wheat is made into flour and worked hard kneading pie […]

Iron Camper at Lee Richardson Zoo

From Lee Richardson Zoo: “1st and 2nd grade Edventurers wrapped up their week of camp by answering the call of the wild! We spent our last day learning about animal adaptations! We made our own camouflage vests and even played “Iron Camper” using only our imagination and nature to create our […]

Biome Bonanza at Zoo Edventure Camp

From Lee Richardson Zoo: “Zoo Edventure Camp continues with third and fourth graders exploring “Biome Bonanza”. This week the campers have taken a closer look at what makes biomes special and what adaptations plants and animals have to survive in different biomes.”

Edventure Fun

Pictures from Lee Richardson Zoo‘s 5th and 6th grader Edventures. “Pictured here are 5th and 6th graders Haley Leyva, Shelby Armstrong, Faith Phillips, and Rylan Ohl during our “Friendly Competition” Edventure.”

Jabari and Johari together at Lee Richardson Zoo

From Lee Richardson Zoo: “Jabari and Johari, the eastern black rhinos that came to Lee Richardson Zoo in the spring of 2016 as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ Rhino Species Survival Plan are together at last. They were brought to the Zoo from Zoo Atlanta and Cleveland Metroparks […]

July Story Time at Lee Richardson Zoo

The Story Time at Lee Richardson Zoo will be Monday, July 9th, at 10:30 am in the Finnup Center for Conservation Education. Join us to hear a fun book, meet an animal, and make your own wiggly worm to take home with you.