Trunkline Magazine (Louisville Zoo) Trunkline Magazine: March 2016 - Page 3

The Louisville Zoo Trunkline • Spring 2016 • 3 CONTENTS The Louisville Zoo, a nonprofit organization and the state zoo of Kentucky, is dedicated to bettering the bond between people and our planet by providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for visitors, and leadership in scientific research and conservation education. The Zoo is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Mailing Address: Zoo Hours: P.O. Box 37250 Louisville, KY 40233-7250 Through March 11, 2016 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (stay until 5 p.m.) Delivery Address: March 12 to Sept. 25, 2016 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.) 1100 Trevilian Way Louisville, KY 40213 Telephone: Administrative Offices: 502-459-2181 FAX: 502-459-2196 Education: 502-238-5358 Membership Office: 502-459-2287 Visit Us Online: louisvillezoo.org Message From Leadership........................................4 Twilight Hours: June & July, 2016 Thursday, Friday & Saturdays* 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (stay until 8 p.m.) *The Zoo will close at 2 p.m. on Sat., June 4 for annual Zoofari! fundraiser Conservation: Saving Our Elephant Friends....................................5 Admission EGGStravanza..........................................................10 Visit the website for seasonal pricing. LEGO® Fans! (April 14 – May 5)...............................10 Children under 3 receive free regular admission. Groups (15 or more), please call 502-238-5348 at least 72 hours in advance or purchase online at louisvillezoo.org/plan/shop. Member News and Zoo Bucks..................................6 A Safari Through New Africa...................................8 Party for the Planet: A Month-long Celebration of the Earth................11 Trashformation: A Trash to Treasure Art Contest.............................12 May at the Zoo .......................................................13 New Attractions......................................................14 The Louisville Zoo is an agency of Louisville Metro, Greg Fischer, Mayor Calendar at a Glance...............................................15 Metro Council Friday Night Movie Series.......................................16 Jessica Green, District 1 Barbara Shanklin, District 2 Mary C. Woolridge, District 3 David Tandy, District 4 Cheri Bryant Hamilton, District 5 David James, District 6 Angela Leet, District 7 Tom Owen, District 8 Bill Hollander, District 9 Pat Mulvihill, District 10 Kevin Kramer, District 11 Rick Blackwell, District 12 Vicki Aubrey Welch, District 13 Cindi Fowler, District 14 Marianne Butler, District 15 Kelly Downard, District 16 Glen Stuckel, District 17 Marilyn Parker, District 18 Julie Denton, District 19 Stuart Benson, District 20 Dan Johnson, District 21 Robin Engel, District 22 James Peden, District 23 Madonna Flood, District 24 President David Yates, District 25 Brent Ackerson, District 26 Zoofari!: One Wild Night 2016...............................17 Horticulture: Two Green Thumbs Up!....................18 Zoo Goodies.............................................................19 Education: Camps, Programs and Scouts...............20 Kids For Conservation: Zebra..................................23 Sponsorship Thanks.................................................24 Volunteers: The Heartbeat of the Zoo...................25 Support Your Zoo: Donor Spotlight.......................26 Donor Thanks..........................................................27 Editorial Zoo Foundation Board Of Directors Kevin Anderson Kathryn Arterberry Cleo Battle Mark Brown Mike Dunleavy Wayne Estopinal Dr. Larry Florman Sandra Frazier Shelisa Gautreaux Thomas Halbleib, Jr. Dr. Heidi Hulon Debbie King TABLE OF CONTENTS Heather Dishon, Robert Kemnitz and Maureen Horrigan Maria Ladd Mark Loyd Edgardo Mansilla Darryl Metzger Becky Phillips Stephanie Shea Bob Smith Sheryl Snyder Jessica Thompson Pattie Dale Tye Manning Warren III Jan West Mark Wheeler Ex-Officio Members Maury Buchart John Parker Lyons James Peden Yvette Gentry Nancy B. Loucks Doug Shaw John Walczak PEPSI_S1_NB_SM_4C (FOR USE .25" TO 1.5") CMYK Contributing Writers Heather Dishon, Kelly Grether, Kathy Johnson, Robert Kemnitz, Matt Lahm and Karen Maynard Design Robert Kemnitz Photographers Natasha Clark Photography, Mackenzie Nelm, Tara Young Photograpy and Louisville Zoo staff members. The Trunkline is published four times a year by the Louisville Zoological Garden, John T. Walczak, Director. PEPSI_S1_NB_MEDIUM_4C (FOR USE 1.5" TO 4") CMYK Printed by Publishers Printing Company, Shepherdsville, KY. For up-to-the-minute news, become a Louisville Zoo Fan on Face