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Constructi​on Begins on Wolf Sanctuary at Detroit Zoo

  ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Construction has begun on the new Cotton Family wolf habitat at the Detroit Zoo. Located at the southwest corner of the park, the 2-acre sanctuary will feature grassy meadows, trees, a flowing stream and pond, … Continue reading

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Detroit Institute of Music Education, a New Music College, Launches in Downtown Detroit

DETROIT – Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME), a music education college dedicated to teaching the next generation of modern musicians, has announced its launch in downtown Detroit. DIME’s temporary location at 1520 Woodward Avenue, between John R and Witherell, … Continue reading

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Warthog Piglets Daphne and Violet Blossom at Detroit Zoo

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Flowers aren’t the only things blooming at the Detroit Zoo. Daphne and Violet – female warthogs born April 7, 2013 – are now firmly planted in their African Grasslands habitat near the Africa Train Station. The … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green at Detroit Zoo’s GreenFest, April 20-21

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo will host its inaugural GreenFest on Saturday, April 20, and Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Zoo-wide event is dedicated to celebrating Earth Day and educating Zoo visitors about … Continue reading

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Ask Yourself: Do I Want to be a Detroit Zoo Volunteer?

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) is asking people to “Ask Yourself” in a new volunteer recruitment video. The question: Do you want to be a Detroit Zoo volunteer? The answer may be just a click away … Continue reading

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Detroit Zoo to host humane education workshop today

By Mike Fossano Our friends at the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) are hosting their annual “Sowing Seeds” humane education workshop today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ford Education Center. Presented by the DZS’s Berman Academy for Humane … Continue reading

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YOU balance the state budget

By Mike Fossano So you think you can come up with a better plan to balance the state’s budget than the politicians? The Center for Michigan, a “think-and-do” tank founded in 2006 by former newspaper publisher Phil Power, recently came out … Continue reading

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