Cattle Yard Update

Work in the cattle yard has just about finished. All that is left (hopefully) is tweaking. Posts were set for our chute in early July. Two weeks ago the concrete pad got poured. The Facilities Team, along with Exhibits’ and Landscape Staff have been working hard getting the work done. We’ve started to get Dusty and Dallas familiar with the area. Operant Conditioning will be used to train them to walk through the chute and stop at (in) the headRead more

Goodbye and Good-riddance to Andrea

Friday was a doozie of a day. Tropical Storm Andrea made for quite the adventure. Jessi and Aaron started checking on all the animals and fences at 7:00. I received a call from them at 7:15 saying trees were down on the bear fence on the cliff- so much so that the bears could climb out. I came in. Jessi and Aaron had confirmed all the bears, and all the animals at the museum were where they were supposed toRead more