When the sun goes down, the lights will begin to shine as Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights returns. With nearly 400 lanterns representing 100 animal and plant species, this family-friendly tradition, presented by Con Edison, connects visitors with real wildlife and wild places throughout the holiday season.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Library and Archives has been awarded a Council on Library and Information Resources’ Recordings at Risk grant to digitize and make accessible films created by WCS’s Department of Tropical Research (DTR).
Pumpkin Nights at the Bronx Zoo, with more than 5,000 carved, animal-themed pumpkins over a half-mile jack-o’-lantern trail, will debut Thursday, September 28th with live pumpkin carving demonstrations, games, festive fall treats and food trucks, and fun for all ages.
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and New York Aquarium will reopen today as the air quality in the area has improved.
Due to the continuing air quality alert in New York City and concern for our staff, visitors and animals, our four zoos and our aquarium -- Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, New York Aquarium -- will remain closed.
Due to the rising air quality index, and out of concern for our staff, visitors, and animals, the WCS parks -- Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, New York Aquarium, -- closed at 3pm today.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Library and Archives has been awarded a multiyear grant from the Leon Levy Foundation to preserve its historical film collection.
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