Natural Encounters EdZooCation programs

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's Residency program offers a Minnesota class an entire week of educational programming at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. When school is out, Como will provide free outreach classes at a variety of traditional and non-traditional education institution at their locations.

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
4.2
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Students report in the post-questions that they have an increase understanding on how their choices and actions impact conservation and the plants and animals around the world, Teachers feel there is a better understanding of the students connection between plants and animals while the program supports MN education standards.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Outcomes Data Not Yet Available

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
4.2
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Students report in the post-questions that they have an increase understanding on how their choices and actions impact conservation and the plants and animals around the world; Teachers feel there is a better understanding of the students connection between plants and animals while the program supports MN education standards.

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