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HashTAG Saving Monarchs: Conservationists Contribute to Community Scientist Tagging Program

HASH“TAG” SAVING MONARCHS: CONSERVATIONISTS CONTRIBUTE TO COMMUNITY  SCIENTIST TAGGING PROGRAM As we head into fall, cooler weather brings not only relief from the heat but also the return of the eastern migratory monarch butterfly. Every spring and fall, monarch butterflies pass through Oklahoma as they undergo a multi-generational migration. During the fall migration, monarchs head towards Mexico to roost in oyamel fir forests until spring. Monarch butterflies have one... Read More
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OUT WITH THE COLD AND IN WITH THE GROW: SPRINGTIME POLLINATORS ARE MAKING THEIR WAY TO THE OKC ZOO!

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is welcoming spring with all its splendor! There are so many things happening at the Zoo in the spring to help wildlife and wild places that positively impacts Oklahoma’s pollinator populations. The OKC Zoo is an accredited botanical garden and is home to a wide array of native flora. As spring starts to come into full bloom the OKC Zoo is participating in No Mow May! Spring is the beginning of the active pollinator season and as these... Read More
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Conservation Success Stories: Educating Oklahomans for the Future of Monarchs

Here at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens we believe in the importance of conserving the world’s wildlife and wild places. In 2020, the Zoo raised over $220,000 toward to benefit local and global conservation efforts as part of its  Round Up for Conservation  initiative. Through individual guest contributions, Round Up for Conservation funds helped cultivate 10 conservation success stories in 2020. Of those ten, the Zoo was able to strengthen its long-time commitment... Read More
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