Zoo to You School Outreach Program
Minot Park Foundation in Minot, ND by Jennifer Fry
The Zoo to You School Outreach Program involves visits to local schools, clubs and service groups by a zoo professional with the focus on "hands on" animal encounters with the goal of educating participants of: wildlife understanding, physical characteristics and adaptations of the selected species, and conservation awareness of issues facing their wild counterparts.
The population serve includes the residents of the City of Minot, North Dakota and surrounding communities, reaching over 42,000 people.
The Minot Park Foundation has successfully fulfilled its mission since 1994, providing to the stated population a zoo, ice arena, ball park, golf course, pool, trails, and family parks.