Social media campaign helping Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo one Post or Tweet at a time
December 9, 2013
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is turning to social media to help expand fundraising efforts for the Journey to Churchill exhibit, opening in 2014. For every Facebook Post or Tweet from the Help Polar Bears Now website RBC Royal Bank will donate $1 to the Assiniboine Park Zoo.
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Announces $1 Million Donation to Imagine a Place Campaign
December 4, 2013
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) is pleased to announce a gift of $1 million from Richard Morantz and Sheree Walder Morantz and Family towards the Imagine a Place Campaign. Their support will be recognized at the Churchill Coast Viewing Window inside the Tundra Grill restaurant where diners will have the exclusive experience of watching polar bears through a 150 foot wide wall of windows.Read full release...
Meet Storm the Polar Bear This Weekend at Assiniboine Park Zoo
November 28, 2013
The Assiniboine Park Zoo is excited to announce that three year old male polar bear, Storm, will be ready to meet the public at the Zoo starting this Saturday, November 30. Zoo hours are 9 am to 4 pm daily and visitors are encouraged to stop by at the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre (IPBCC) to give the bear a warm Winnipeg welcome.Read full release...
Assiniboine Park Zoo Announces Name for Female Polar Bear Cub
November 25, 2013
The Assiniboine Park Zoo is happy to announce that the approximately 11 month old female polar bear cub that arrived at the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre (IPBCC) from Churchill on November 19 has been named. The cub will be called Kaska, a name derived from the Kaskatamagan Wildlife Management Area, which lies within the traditional territory of Shamattawa First Nation, and within the York Factory First Nation Resource Management Area.Read full release...
Animal Fun Fact:
A group of owls is called a parliament.