"Asian Tropics will fulfill two of our most important goals," noted Denver Zoo President/CEO Craig Piper.
Mayor John Hickenlooper, Denver Zoo President and CEO Craig Piper and a 250-pound sea lion named Gidget today announced a significant milestone in the city's sustainability efforts.
Zoo President Craig Piper, sea lion Gidget, Zookeeper Jessica Jenkins and Mayor Hickenlooper talk about the zoo's environmental performance.
In addition to the Denver Zoo
, the City & County of Denver's departments of Environmental Health, Public Works, Mayor's Office (including Greenprint Denver), General Services, and Theatres & Arenas Division have certified their Environmental Management Systems through the comprehensive, internationally-recognized ISO-14001 independent accreditation process.
"We are so fortunate to live in a city where sustainable practices are valued so greatly," said Piper
Whether it's supporting conservation, joining as a member or volunteer or participating in an educational program, it's the people who continue to support us year after year that must be thanked for making 2008 such a tremendous year," says Denver Zoo President/CEO Craig Piper.
"Every visit helps us provide the very best care for our animals and generates resources necessary to offer innovative education programs for students throughout Colorado and neighboring states and to conduct research and conservation programs in the Front Range and around the globe," noted Piper
It's their dedication and passion for conservation that is helping us inspire and teach so many to appreciate animals and protect them for future generations," Piper
We want Denver Zoo
to be a fabulous place for families to share in the wonders of wildlife," says Piper