Zoo lends a hand in helping black bears in Big Bend

Earlier this year the El Paso Zoo (zoo) piloted a Zoo-Park partnership with Big Bend National Park to coordinate efforts to conserve black bear habitat along the Rio Grande.  Zoo staff members traveled to the park in March as part of a team of 17 park rangers and volunteers tasked with reducing invasive Athel Tamarisk.  … Continue reading Zoo lends a hand in helping black bears in Big Bend

Zoo to host Chihuahuan Desert Conference

The Chihuahuan Desert Conference at the El Paso Zoo November 6-7 will bring together scientists, students, academics, land managers, and the public to build relationships and protect the Chihuahuan Desert and treasured public lands for future generations.  Conference presentations will be grouped around various topics relating to ongoing research projects, conservation initiatives and educational programs. … Continue reading Zoo to host Chihuahuan Desert Conference