The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is hoping visitors get in the spirit of their centennial celebration by supporting some of the animals’ native habitats. Friends of the Zoo has launched a fundraising effort called “100 cents for 100 years” to conserve endangered species. In exchange for a donation of a dollar or more, guests will receive a unique zoo wrist band. Friends of the Zoo President Janet Agostini says they want to do greater good beyond our borders.
It’s been a long time coming, but Heath Park in Syracuse now has another entrance. SUNY Environmental College of Science and Forestry has officially given two acres of land that borders a residential neighborhood to the city parks department.