Habitat Renewal

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

Improve interpretive graphics, add interactive elements, and expand encounters for both the guest and animal to better make the connection to inspire the public to value the presence of living things. The focus will be the Marine Mammal Building and Tropical Encounters.

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
0.12
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase knowledge and awareness of conservation initiatives by 3%. Guests will report a sense of welcoming and more participation to their experience which will better connect the animals, plants and gardens.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Achieved 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
0.12
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Increase knowledge and awareness of conservation initiatives by 3%. Guests will report a sense of welcoming and more participation to their experience which will better connect the animals, plants and gardens.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Achieved 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