Lee Richardson Zoo
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Articles contributed by: 
Kathy Sexson, Director
Kristi Newland, General Curator
 Misty Ayers, Manager of Onsite Programs
Tarra Tyson, Manager of Educational Outreach
Whitney Buchman, Manager of Distance Learning & Technology

 

December 28th, 2012 Helping out zoo, conservation groups has its rewards (Whitney)

 

December 21st, 2012 Zoo director reflects on loss, love of animals (Kathy)

 

December 14th, 2012 Zoo has plenty to offer for Christmas gifts (Misty)

 

December 7th, 2012 Staff look back at good year at
Lee Richardson Zoo (Kristi)

 

November 30th, 2012 With 85-year milstone, zoo unveils new logo (Tara)

 

November 23rd, 2012 Thanksgiving turkey trivia (Tara)

 

November 16th, 2012 Green tree python makes debut at the zoo (Kathy)

 

November 9th, 2012 Zoo staff, animals enjoying autumn season (Misty)

 

November 2nd, 2012 Staff regularly care for newborn animals at the zoo (Kristi)

 

October 26th, 2012 Zoo staff thanks community for support (Whitney)

 

October 19th, 2012 Spending time among nature beneficial to overall health (Tarra)

 

October 12th, 2012 Zoo proud of track record as AZA-accredited facility (Kathy)

 

October 5th, 2012 Zoo preparing, selling tickets for annual event (Kathy)

 

September 28th, 2012 Pet ownership takes committment (Kristi)

 

September 21st, 2012 Zoo offers assistance with sustainable lawn, garden practices (Whitney)

 

September 14th, 2012 Animals display various peculiarities, unique features (Misty)

 

September 7th, 2012 Zoo prepares to host 'A Wild Affair' event (Tarra)

 

August 31st, 2012 How zoo employees, animals make use of Kansas playas (Misty)

 

August 24th, 2012 Zoo animals show off their Olympic skills (Kristi)

 

August 17th, 2012 Zoo introduces new barn owl to its avian repertoire (Tarra)

 

August 10th, 2012 Reflecting on various animal lifestyles (Whitney)

 

August 3rd, 2012 Zoo marks groundbreaking ceremony for Cat Canyon project (Kathy)

 

July 27th, 2012 Zoo offers variety of attractions, exhibits to visitors (Misty)

 

July 20th, 2012 Zookeepers busy behind the scenes (Kristi)

 

July 13th, 2012 Ankle bracelets help zoo keep track of animal activity, health (Whitney)

 

July 6th, 2012 Zoo well-prepared for hot summer temps (Tarra)

 

June 29th, 2012 Zoo Prepares for blues concert, milestone birthday celebration (Kathy)

 

June 22nd, 2012 Zoo busy with summertime events and celebrations (Krista Scheuerman - Volunteer Education Specialist)

 

June 15th, 2012 Alpacas to show off their 'dos' at zoo this summer (Kristi)

 

June 8th, 2012 Learn about the wonders of water (Whitney)

 

June 1st, 2012 Nighthawks are on the horizon (Kathy)

 

May 25th, 2012 Summer to bring Zoo Edventures for kids (Tarra)

 

May 18th, 2012 (Misty)

 

May 11th, 2012 Zoo moms appreciated (Kristi)

 

May 4th, 2012 An abundance of babies at the zoo (Whitney)

 

April 27th, 2012 Come see the baby monkey and move to the Zumba beat (Tarra)

 

April 20th, 2012 Zoo bustling with new activities, events and projects (Kathy)

April 13th, 2012 Earth Day an important event for zoos (Misty)

 

April 6th, 2012 Lessons learned in a lifetime of zookeeping (Kristi)

 

March 30th, 2012 Spring signals change for zoo and animals (Whitney)

 

March 23rd, 2012 Spring brings joys, gardening and critters (Tarra)

 

March 16th, 2012 Zoo animals enjoy spring break weather (Kathy)

 

March 9th, 2012 Personal experiences are what enrich lives (Kristi)

 

March 2nd, 2012 Knowing how to take care of animals key to good pet ownership (Whitney)

 

February 24th, 2012 The story behind owls and their habits (Misty)

 

February 17th, 2012 Wildlife preservation a presidential task (Tarra)

 

February 10th, 2012 Another cria joins the herd of alpacas at the zoo (Kathy)

 

February 3rd, 2012 Conservation strategies put into practice daily at the zoo (Whitney)

 

January 27th, 2012 Keeping up with emergency drills and safety at the zoo (Kristi)

 

January 20th, 2012 Celebrating birthdays at Lee Richardson Zoo (Misty)

January 13th, 2012 Director looks forward to another year at the zoo (Kathy)

 

January 6th, 2012 Sharing the joys of docenting (Misty)

 

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