Annual Report 2020

Download the Lincoln Park Zoo 2020 Annual Report In This Issue: Connection in Crisis Brings Hope for the Future

Celebrating 10 Years of Nature Boardwalk

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Nature Boardwalk, the urban oasis just south of the zoo. Formally known as “South Pond”, this space was once a traditional, ornamental pond, surrounded by a concrete path, turf grass, and mostly non-native vegetation that supported few native wildlife species. In 2009, Lincoln Park Zoo set out to…

The Animals to Visit This Fall

With all the hot summer days in the rearview mirror, animal activity has increased across Lincoln Park Zoo. Whether running, galloping, swinging, stomping, or waddling across their exhibit, various species are taking full advantage of the cooler temperatures—making autumn an ideal time to visit the zoo! “When temperatures reach the 80s and 90s in July…

A Hibiscus Haven

It’s no surprise that the herbaceous perennial hibiscuses in the zoo’s gardens are a visitor favorite! These eye-catching, large flowers are hard to miss on zoo grounds and are a popular spot for snagging the perfect zoo photo. Lincoln Park Zoo is excited to announce that it recently received national accreditation from the American Public…