Garden Preservation

Project Details by Fiscal Year
Recipient
City of Saint Paul
Recipient Type
Local/Regional Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2019
End Date
June 2022
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Ramsey
Ramsey
Project Overview

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has a rich history of providing formal gardens dating back to the 1800s. The Garden preservation funds will enhance the cultural history of these spaces by updating the plant materials, signage and public spaces, maintaining the newly created, Legacy funded gardens and planning for future generations.

Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN Laws 2019 Special Session Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6
Appropriation Language

$1,350,000 each year is for a grant to to the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory for program development that features education programs and habitat enhancement, special exhibits, music appreciation programs, and historical garden access and preservation.

Number of full time equivalents funded
0.21
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Guests will connect to exhibits and gain a greater appreciation for the natural world. Special exhibits will be Campus wide with the goal to reach 75% of Como guests in some capacity

Measurable Outcome(s)

Achieved most of the proposed outcomes

Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN Laws 2019 Special Session Chapter 2, Article 4, Section 2, Subdivision 6
Appropriation Language

$1,350,000 each year is for a grant to to the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory for program development that features education programs and habitat enhancement, special exhibits, music appreciation programs, and historical garden access and preservation.

Number of full time equivalents funded
0.8
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Guests will connect to exhibits and gain a greater appreciation for the natural world. Special exhibits will be Campus wide with the goal to reach 75% of Como guests in some capacity

Measurable Outcome(s)

Achieved Most of the Proposed Outcomes

Project Manager
First Name
Michelle
Last Name
Furrer
Organization Name
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory
Phone
651-207-0333
Email
michelle.furrer@ci.stpaul.mn.us
Administered By
Administered by
Location

200 Administration Building
50 Sherburne Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55155

Phone
651-201-2555