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Articles contributed by: 
Kristi Newland, Director

Sarah Colman, General Curator

Whitney Buchman, Curator of Education

Emily Sexson, Education Specialist

Catie Policastro, Education Specialist


December 30th, 2017 Educational Opportunities (Catie)


December 23rd, 2017 A holiday wish from the zoo (Kristi)


December 15th, 2017 Don't forget your pets this holiday season (Whitney)


December 8th, 2017 An update on the red panda cubs (Catie)


December 1st, 2017 A cleaner, greener holiday (Sarah)


November 24th, 2017 All about the turkeys. Gobble Gobble! (Emily)


November 17th, 2017 Cold and flu season (Kristi)


November 10th, 2017 Thankful for our community (Whitney)


November 3rd, 2017 Saving the Rainforests with Coffee and Chocolate (Sarah)


October 27th, 2017 A Wild Halloween (Catie)


October 20th, 2017 Creepy Creatures (Emily)


October 13th, 2017 Smooth Operation takes maintenance at the zoo (Kristi)


October 6th, 2017 In memory of Daisy, help the forests flourish (Whitney)


September 29th, 2017 The adventures of Dr. 'Zoolittle'



September 22nd, 2017 Celebrating the return of the rhino (Emily)


September 15th, 2017 Celebrating red pandas (Catie)


September 8th, 2017 Many fun activities coming up at the zoo (Whitney)


September 1st, 2017 Get a taste of South America at the zoo (Emily)


August 25th, 2017 Kindness and dedication make the zoo (Catie)


August 18th, 2017 Kindness and dedication make the zoo (Kristi)


August 11th, 2017 Reducing our impact on the world (Whitney)


August 4th, 2017 Fascination with fungi (Emily)


July 28th, 2017 Native Pest Control (Catie)


July 21st, 2017 Knowing who's who at the zoo (Kristi)


July 14th, 2017 It's best to leave baby animals be (Whitney)


July 7th, 2017 Water bottles for conservation (Catie)


June 30th, 2017 Celebrate safely and be respectful (Emily)


June 23rd, 2017 Staying cool during the heat (Kristi)


June 16th, 2017 Don't wait for an awareness day event to visit the zoo (Whitney)


June 9th, 2017 Zoo Edventures at Lee Richardson Zoo (Catie)


June 2nd, 2017 For seniors at the zoo, the bird is the word (Emily)


May 26th, 2017 Remembering our family of the Earth (Kristi)


May 19th, 2017 90 years and going strong (Whitney)


May 12th, 2017 90 years is a cause for a celebration (Catie)


May 5th, 2017 Celebrate Cinco Dey Rhino with us (Emily)


April 28th, 2017 Celebrating trees (Kristi)


April 21st, 2017 Every day should be Earth Day (Whitney)


April 14th, 2017 90 years old and still going strong (Catie)


April 7th, 2017 It's Bat Appreciation Week (Emily)


March 31st, 2017 Ninety years of zoo progress (Kristi)


March 24th, 2017 Take a Spring Break Edventure (Emily)


March 17th, 2017 Someone new at the Marie Osterbuhr Aviary (Catie)


March 10th, 2017 Take a Spring Break Edventure (Emily)


March 3rd, 2017 Planting to help butterflies (Kristi)


February 24th, 2017 Your perception may not be another's reality (Whitney)


February 17th, 2017 February is National Bird-Feeding Month (Catie


February 10th, 2017 Valentine's Day zoo style (Kristi)


February 3rd, 2017 Celebrate native species of kansas (Emily)


January 27th, 2017Do your research when choosing a pet. (Whitney)


January 20th, 2017 Home is where the ice is (Catie)


January 13th, 2017 Take animal photos at the zoo (Emily)


January 6th, 2017 Zoo highlights of 2016 (Kristi)



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