Tag: Grant’s Farm

St. Louis Chapter of American Association of Zoo Keepers is awarded Chapter of the Year for 2017

Yesterday, the St. Louis Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) was awarded the 2017 Barbara Manspeaker AAZK Chapter of the Year award at the annual AAZK National Conference in Washington, D.C. The chapter was recognized for its leadership in advancing the animal care profession, dedication to the association and for promoting conservation to the general public. Among the members of the AAZK St. Louis Chapter are animal care professionals, employees, docents and […]

Five things to do this weekend in St. Louis County

Master gardening and free family days at Laumeier Sculpture Park 12580 Rott Rd., Sunset Hills Saturday, Aug. 12, join Laumeier’s Master Gardener to learn tips and tricks to keep your garden looking fresh during the hot summer months, including a visit to Laumeier’s gardens for inspiration. Sunday, Aug. 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Free Family Days provide families a chance to bond while encouraging observation, imagination, curiosity and creativity. Participants of all ages are given […]

St. Louis Zoo World Elephant Day celebration aims to bring awareness for the threatened animals

The St. Louis Zoo and Grant’s Farm will celebrate an annual event that hopes to bring awareness to the world’s wild elephant population on Saturday. World Elephant Day is observed across the world every year and the St. Louis Zoo will have a special World Elephant Day keeper chats that will allow the opportunity for zoo visitors to ask the zookeepers questions regarding what dangers wild elephants face everyday. Katie Pilgrim-Kloppe, zoological manager at the […]