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Detroit Zoo Looking Long-Term To Turn Manure Into Resource

The Detroit Zoo is on the forefront of technology and plan to use the process to power the Ruth Roby Glancy Health Complex.

CBS Detroit–04/20/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Metro Detroit

Say the word “picnic” and everyone knows it will be a family day that is spent outdoors. What child doesn’t love pulling out the big, brown picnic basket and filling it with their favorite foods, then packing up the car with blankets, umbrellas, frisbees, soccer balls, games for the day and possibly the dog? This is a perfect day for children, but it can be a nightmare for adults — especially if the adult doesn’t know where to go. Here is a list of quality places for a fun-filled picnic day.

04/17/2015

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Local Dealership Urges People To Join Their ‘Walk For Wishes’ Team For Make-A-Wish Kids

Team Gordon Chevrolet is inviting the community to join them at the Detroit Zoo next month for their 13 annual Walk For Wishes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2015

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Seen in Detroit: April 9-15

Each week, Detroit Proud will deliver photos captured by local Detroiters. Tag your photos of local happenings with #DetroitProud or #SeenInDetroit for your chance to have your photography featured in an upcoming post! Click HERE to see last […]

04/15/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Detroit

Playgrounds are filled with wonder and adventure for all ages, making them the perfect spot for a playdate.

04/03/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In Detroit

Check out this list for the best Easter Day events in Detroit.

03/30/2015

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Voting Coming To A Close In The Detroit Zoo Penguin Art Contest

Art work by 10 Metro Detroit students have been selected as finalists in the Comerica Bank and Detroit Zoo Penging

03/26/2015

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Circus Taking Elephants Out Of The Entertainment Business

Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision by the circus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/05/2015

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Neighbors Complain About Excessive Noise From Detroit Zoo

People living near the Detroit Zoo have told officials to tone down the noise inside the popular venue’s fences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2015

An online penguin art contest has been launched for Metro Detroit elementary school students The Detroit Zoo students. The zoo recently welcomed three gentoo penguins. (Source: Detroit Zoo.)

Detroit Zoo Launches Penguin Art Contest

The Detroit Zoo and Comerica Bank have launched a penguin art contest for metro Detroit elementary school students for a chance to a grant for their school, a class trip to the zoo and a special presentation.

02/11/2015

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