Eaton power management company has donated $120,000 to the Milwaukee County Zoo's Window to the Wild capital campaign, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee announced Tuesday morning.
Last week, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee County Zoo announced a new plan to transform the zoo over the course of the next couple decades. Last week, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee County Zoo announced a new plan to transform the zoo over the course of the next couple decades.
The Zoological Society of Milwaukee announced today that it quietly launched a capital campaign that has already raised $16.7 million toward a $25 million required for the first phase of a plan that will transform the Milwaukee County Zoo over the course of the next 25 years. That initial phase is the creation of a new elephant area.
Northwestern Mutual announced it will make $750,000 in grants to 10 Milwaukee organizations.
Go there now and you'll barely see a trace of it remaining. Maybe a sweep of terrain, certainly a few footpaths that appear to follow the same route as they did a half century ago. No, there is almost no hint that the Washington Park Zoo ever even existed on the southwest corner of the park along Vliet Street.
If you take mom to the Milwaukee County Zoo this weekend, you'll notice a drastic change up entering.
Many people don't realize it, but the Milwaukee County Zoo is open 365 days a year and there is just as much animal activity going on in January as there is in June. Combat your winter cabin fever by spending a day with the animals.