Dallas Zoo

Wall of Philanthropy Installation at Galleria Showcases Dallas Zoo Backers Ahead of Gala

by | Oct 23, 2022
Zoo To Do is a major source of funding for the nonprofit Dallas Zoo. Proceeds help support the Zoo’s dedication to providing the best animal care, delivering unique education offerings, and strengthening its wildlife conservation efforts in Dallas and around the world.
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Texan by Nature CEO Says ‘The Future Is Innovation.’ Here’s Why Today Is Our Slowest Day
by | Dec 16, 2021
The nonprofit is uniting industry and conservation as we move faster and faster towards progress.

How do we radically shape the future? In November, the Laura Bush-founded Texan by Nature hosted a conservation summit to tackle the topic. CEO Joni Carswell urged an audience of innovators, collaborators, and changemakers to “Ask yourself ‘what if?’ Do something different and new and more.”

Here are takeaways.
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Three Southern Dallas Projects Awarded $21M in Federal RAISE Grants
by | Nov 23, 2021
$12 million will go toward building The Loop's Trinity Forest Spine Trail South Phase; $8.218 million will enhance mobility within the Southern Dallas County Inland Port, including the purchase of eight on-demand electric shuttles; and $900,000 will help connect communities across the Southern Gateway, from Oak Cliff to the forthcoming I-35 deck park to the Dallas Zoo and the Tenth Street Historic District.
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I-35 Deck Park by Dallas Zoo Will Have Major Wow Factor—and a Driving Mission
by | Nov 22, 2021
"It's not an idea—it's happening," says April Allen, president of the Southern Gateway Public Green Foundation. 

Southern Gateway Park will be an engineering marvel over I-35E, with five acres of wooded slopes, water features, rocky escarpments, a restaurant/retail complex hidden under a hilltop, and one of the most awesome kids' playgrounds in North Texas. But its greatest achievement may be to make Oak Cliff whole again—and to bring all of Dallas together.
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Kimberly-Clark ‘RightCycles’ a Giraffe’s Worth of Nitrile Gloves from Dallas Zoo

by | Jul 29, 2019
The zoo estimates it's diverted over 1,000 pounds of nitrile gloves from landfills since 2018. The gloves are shipped out, recycled, and made into eco-responsible planters, chairs, and shelves.
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SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights
by | Jun 26, 2017
This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are going to school — learning ways to increase student interest in STEM subjects.
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Village Tech School
Village Tech Schools Assigns Students Real-World Projects
by | May 20, 2016
The school challenges students to connect to the world around them through community-based projects.
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Reliant
Reliant Gives a Charge to UTA Campus, Dallas Zoo
by | Apr 21, 2016
The solar-powered charging stations were recently donated to the institutions by the Houston-based energy company.
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