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Nashville Zoo Receives $10 million from City of Nashville

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Nashville Mayor Karl Dean and Metro Council have allocated $10 million this year to support major new developments at Nashville Zoo. The city’s investment is contingent upon the Zoo’s ability to match these funds dollar for dollar with private philanthropic support.

“Mayor Karl Dean has been a strong advocate of the Zoo, and our growth would not have been possible without his support,” said Zoo president Rick Schwartz. “The city’s contribution will be used towards infrastructure improvements that are imperative as we move forward with our Grow Wild campaign. We thank Mayor Dean and the Metro Council for recognizing the role the Zoo plays in making Nashville both a great place to live and a great place to visit.”

City of Nashville allocates $10 millon to Nashville Zoo for New Developments. (Christian Sperka)

City of Nashville allocates $10 millon to Nashville Zoo for New Developments. (Christian Sperka)

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Nashville Zoo announces Plans for Major Expansion; New Exhibits to feature Andean Bears and Spider Monkeys

 

Nashville ZooNashville, TN – Today, July 9th, 2014, the Nashville Zoo announced plans to begin a major new development that will add more state-of-the-art animal exhibits and allow better access for the people of Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

The announcement comes on the heels of the city’s approval of capital funding to help support the Zoo’s growth.

Construction crews will soon begin working on several projects in the initial phase of a long-term plan to grow the Zoo.

Nashville Zoo plans to add more state-of-the-art animal exhibits that will allow better access for kids and adults.

Nashville Zoo plans to add more state-of-the-art animal exhibits that will allow better access for kids and adults.

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