Creature comforts: a look inside the currently closed Edmonton Valley Zoo

In the river valley, across a sprawling array of pavilions, hundreds of animals continue on with their daily routines at an empty Edmonton Valley Zoo. “It’s been a very interesting transition,” operations supervisor Dean Treichel said Thursday. The facility has…

Edmonton Valley Zoo putting protections in place for big cats amid COVID-19 pandemic

Posted April 7, 2020 12:26 pm Updated April 7, 2020 12:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ After news that a tiger in the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the novel…

Get to know your local farmer: Edmonton Valley Zoo exhibit offers agricultural connection

The Edmonton Valley Zoo welcomes you to get to know all species, including ones that can be found in Alberta. Juliana pigs, Speckle Park cattle and baby chicks are all on display at the Urban Farm. Related News The exhibit,…

Free Admission Day in Edmonton could be replaced with new program

The City of Edmonton is considering replacing Free Admission Day with a new program. Dubbed Live Active Day, it’s meant to encourage people to live an active lifestyle. The new initiative will include different sport and fitness activities at low…

2 teens charged after Edmonton zoo employee hit by car in parking lot

Two teenagers have been charged following a hit-and-run collision in the Edmonton Valley Zoo parking lot earlier this month that sent a worker to hospital. The collision happened on Tuesday, Dec. 10 in the parking lot off 133 Street and…