Public Engagement Events

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 has a long history of providing quality public engagement events that provide opportunities to learn and be creative in a free/low cost environment.? Como's Public Engagement area seeks inclusive programming to reach all of our guests and give them a sense of place.? Events and programming include Lil Explorers, Senior focused days, Sensory Friendly Mornings, and Como in the Community. This also includes special theme conservation interpretive stations and language days.

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
0.13
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participants report feeling increased interest, appreciation, and engagement with the living world around them. Increase participation in new audiences at Como. Participants report feeling more included and value in space they may have not felt as included and valued before.

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
3.2
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Participants report feeling increased interest, appreciation, and engagement with the living world around them. Increase participation in new audiences at Como. Participants report feeling more included and value in space they may have not felt as included and valued before.

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