Tunes & Blooms is ON for April 20!

Enjoy Comet Bluegrass All-Stars and a Party for the Planet Celebration on April 20

WHO:           Tunes & Blooms FREE concert series, presented by Macy’s, will rock the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden tonight! The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars will perform.

WHAT:          Party for the Planet Earth Day Celebration activities get underway at 4pm and the band starts playing at 6pm.                  

WHEN:          Thursday, April 20:

6p – 8:30p – Comet…

Painted Dog Valley Achieves Living Building Challenge (LBC) Certification

Only Zoo in the world and first project in Ohio to earn this coveted sustainability recognition

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s Painted Dog Valley has achieved the International Living Future Institute’s ambitious and optimistic Living Building Challenge petal certification. The Living Building Challenge (LBC) is the world’s most rigorous proven performance standard for buildings and recognizes spaces that give more than they take.

“For the past decade, sustainable design and construction has been a cornerstone of…

Party for the Planet – An Earth Day Celebration!

WHAT: Celebrate Earth Day with a Party for the Planet at the Greenest Zoo in America!   The Celebration kicks off on Thursday April 21, with a FREE concert during Tunes & Blooms, from 6-8:30 p.m.! This night of music in the garden will feature the sounds of local favorites; The Tillers and The Seedy Seeds!

The party continues with 25+ exhibitors on hand to share their expertise and resources about living more sustainably within their communities. Topics include solar…

Party for the Planet – An Earth Day Celebration!

CINCINNATI—Join the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day! Visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of activities, including: tours of the new Go Green Garden OPENING April 23, tours of the Zoo’s LEED certified projects, animal demonstrations, and eco-friendly kids’ crafts.  Visitors will also be able to meet with Zoo staff that will speak on sustainable lifestyles including recycling, composting, energy conservation, alternate transportation, land stewardship, water conservation, green building, local…