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MEDIA ALERT: Detroit Zoo, Belle Isle Nature Center Will be Closed on Friday, Dec. 23

Essential workers will still be present to care for animals on grounds

December 22, 2022

The Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Center will temporarily close on Friday, Dec. 23 due to the threat of a major winter storm expected to impact the metro Detroit region. This closure includes both normal daytime operating hours at the Zoo and Nature Center, as well as scheduled Wild Lights events in the evening at the […]

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A Natural Partnership: Detroit Zoological Society, Huron-Clinton Metroparks team up to promote outdoor education in Macomb County

Two major community organizations coming together to bring new programs to Macomb residents

December 7, 2022


Leaders with the Huron-Clinton Metroparks and Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) are embarking on an exciting partnership, building off each other’s strengths to bring meaningful programming and educational resources to the residents in Macomb County and southeast Michigan. The partnership will focus on collaborating with local leaders, teachers and Macomb County residents to expand the educational […]

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Archive: Get ready for all that glitters and glows – Wild Lights returns Nov. 19!

Merry and bright nights await this winter at the Detroit Zoo

November 17, 2022

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Make the holiday season merry and bright with an after-hours trip to the Detroit Zoo. Celebrating its 10th consecutive year, Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo kicks off its season on Saturday, Nov. 19. Presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, this annual event features millions of twinkling holiday lights across dozens of expertly designed displays throughout […]

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