2013 Lake Superior Zoo

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
July 2013
End Date
June 2015
Appropriation Language

Per Minnesota Laws, 2011, 1st Special Session, Chapter 6, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6, is for grants to the Lake Superior Zoological Society for programmatic development.Per Minnesota Laws, 2012, 1st Special Session, Chapter 1, Article 1, Section 23, Subd. 6Zoos. $300,000 the first year and $300,000 the second year are for grants of $200,000 each year to the Como Park Zoo and $100,000 each year to the Lake Superior Zoo for programmatic development. The appropriation for the Lake Superior Zoo is available until June 30, 2015.

2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Number of full time equivalents funded
Measurable Outcome(s)

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Recipient Board Members
Zane Bail, Julene Boe, Christopher A. Dahlberg, Diana Bouschor Dodge,Toni Fladmark-Foster, Cher Franzen, Jesse Frye, Steve Licari, Dawn Loraas, Neale Roth, Russ Smith, Jan M. Zigich, Richard Langlee, Greg Wegler
Mark Brown, Craig Fellman, Julie Thoreson, Pat Flattery
Project Overview

The Minnesota legislature appropriated $198,000 for four projects: 1) Pavilion Preservation Project; 2) Zoo Main Building Planning Project; 3) Zoo Environmental Education Expansion; and 4) Zoo Cultural Research Project.

Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Lake Superior Zoological Society
Street Address
7210 Fremont Street
Zip Code