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Detroit Zoo Attendance Tops 1.3 Million in 2013

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Detroit Zoo’s annual attendance has exceeded one million for the eighth consecutive year and 1.3 million for the first time since 1997. The Zoo attracted 1,304,114 guests in 2013, up from 1,272,574 in 2012. “We’re … Continue reading

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Tri-county Seniors Invited to Free Day at Detroit Zoo April 24

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Senior citizens living in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a free day at the Detroit Zoo on Senior Day, Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Seniors 62 and older … Continue reading

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Visitors get their Vitamin Z with baby animals, new arrivals, Boardwalk

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – Detroit Zoo attendance has exceeded one million for the seventh consecutive year with 1,272,574 visitors in 2012, up from 1,217,200 in 2011. Attendance for the Belle Isle Nature Zoo was 37,746. “The strong attendance figures made … Continue reading

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Michigan Conservation Stewards Program

By Mike Fossano Oakland County Economic Development & Community Affairs and the Michigan State University Extension-Oakland County are teaming up to present the Michigan Conservation Stewards Program training this fall. The program will be held September 8 to November 10 … Continue reading

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Sunset at the Zoo

By Jeffrey Buck On the shore of Lake Michigan. From atop the Renaissance Center. On a sand dune in Traverse City. Michigan is home to many fantastic spots to witness a spectacular sunset but come Friday, June 22 the Detroit … Continue reading

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Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo

By Jeffrey Buck Looking to adopt a new family pet? Then get over to the Detroit Zoo this weekend! Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption to loving homes at the nation’s largest off-site … Continue reading

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Oakland County offers May business workshops

By Mike Fossano Local business owners and entrepreneurs who need assistance are invited to attend seminars in May offered by the Oakland County Business Center. Business Basics workshops are now offered in the evenings on alternating months. All programs will … Continue reading

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