Got Milkweed? Help Support Pollinator Populations

Throughout the summer, zoo grounds are a flourish with blooming plants, trees, and shrubbery! Around Nature Boardwalk, the Horticulture Department at the zoo has planted many different species of milkweed, from swamp to whorled! As the summer heat sets in, milkweed begins to bloom, attracting pollinators with its sweet nectar. Take a look below to…

Consistency Is Key

While the Tanzanian plains might look vastly different than the forests of the Republic of Congo or the great Chicago skyline, Lincoln Park Zoo’s conservation sites may have more in common than one might think. Each benefits from the zoo’s tried-and-true approaches, refined using decades of noninvasively collected data across the sites, to helping mitigate…