Coming Soon in 2018
Jan 19

Coming Soon in 2018

Happy New Year! 2018 is off to a chilly start in Omaha, which seems appropriate given that this is the year that Phase One of our Asian Highlands exhibit will début.

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A Holiday Message from The Omaha Zoo Foundation Team
Dec 26

A Holiday Message from The Omaha Zoo Foundation Team

“When we’re surrounded by generosity, it fills our soul.”

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A Gift Containing Multitudes
Dec 20

A Gift Containing Multitudes

Imagine giving a holiday gift that supports global conservation efforts, helps provide the best care to animals, makes possible the construction of world-class exhibits in Omaha, and generally makes an already stellar zoo better year after year.

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winter at the zoo
Dec 20

Winter at the Zoo

While many of us have been in a whirlwind of holiday preparations for the last month or so, the keepers at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium have been busy with preparations of their own: getting the zoo and our animals ready for winter.

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Easton Knocks It Out of the Park!
Dec 14

Easton Knocks It Out of the Park!

Although tomorrow is the last official day of our #AdoptforEaston campaign, we are thrilled to announce that Easton has met his goal early, and all of the animals in the Zoo Mama Zoo Daddy program have been adopted on Easton’s behalf!

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Coffee With Dennis Pate
Dec 06

Coffee With Dennis Pate

“The last animals that lived in the space where the Asian Highlands exhibition is being built were dinosaurs,” quipped Dennis Pate, director and CEO of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, at the most recent Coffee with the Director, which was held on November 4.

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Help Easton Adopt Em All
Nov 17

Help Easton Adopt ‘Em All

A lot of kids love animals, but for Easton of Louisville, Neb., they’re not just a hobby, they’re a calling. “In kindergarten, I told everyone I wanted to be a zookeeper when I grew up, and that’s never changed,” says Easton, who’s now in fifth grade.

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Thankful for Holiday Giving
Nov 17

Thankful for Holiday Giving

This time of year, as we reflect upon what we’re thankful for, we always include the fact that Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium is consistently ranked among the best zoos in the world. But more than that, we are thankful for the generous support of our donors and patrons who support our mission of conservation and education and help make the zoo what it is.

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The Best of Everything in Zambia
Nov 14

The Best of Everything in Zambia

There is a Zambian proverb that says, “Your feet will take you away from home, but your stomach will always lead you back.”

To hear Dr. Lee G. Simmons (Doc), chairman of the Omaha Zoo Foundation board, talk about the hospitality he and his wife Marie have enjoyed on their recent trips to Zambia, this explains why they’re hosting a safari to the country next June.

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Bison Time
Nov 14

Bison Time

At Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, we love our animals from all over the world, but there is a special place in our hearts for the ones who are from right here on the Great Plains.

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It’s the Most Spooktacular Time of the Year!
Oct 26

It’s the Most Spooktacular Time of the Year!

If you’ve visited Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium on any given day this month, you may have noticed the paths lined with creatively-carved jack-o-lanterns and a few other nods to the Halloween season.

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This Owl-loween Meet Our Silent Predators
Oct 18

This Owl-loween, Meet Our Silent Predators

Imagine sitting in Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium’s beautiful new Meadowlark Theatre, watching the birds and their trainers interact with and educate zoo visitors about our various species of birds.

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