3 results for author: Keely Johnson


Living a Zoo Dream – Brazilian Rainbow Boa

It was an interesting week for me at the zoo, as it highlighted the diversity of my role. The week included talking to zoo volunteers, meeting with local attractions and learning about our guest services department. I was lucky to meet a small group of the great volunteers and docents who support the Lake Superior Zoo. These dedicated individuals are critical to helping the zoo meet its mission. They perform a wide variety of tasks, including: hosting interpretive carts, handling animals for guests, working in our barnyard area, developing and caring for our great plants and gardens at the zoo and even doing a little painting when necessary. ...

Holiday Happenings During Winter Break!

Looking for something fun to do over the holidays? The zoo will be offering an array of holiday specials and activities during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day! On Monday Dec. 26 and Thursday Dec. 29, the zoo will offer a School’s Out Special, with $5 off an adult admission for each paid child ticket purchased (up to two children, amounting to a $10 discount, or free admission, for the adult). On Friday Dec. 30, the zoo will offer its $5 Friday special, with every ticket costing $5. On Saturday Dec. 31, the zoo will again ring in the New Year a bit early with its traditional Noon Year’s Eve event, featuring treats ...

Introducing our new Chief Executive Officer!

Corey Leet has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Lake Superior Zoo, the Board of Directors of the Lake Superior Zoological Society announced today. Leet was selected after an executive search that included candidates from across the country and from various industries. He will formally assume the duties as the zoo’s top administrator Jan. 2, overseeing the paid and volunteer staff and reporting to the Board. Interim CEO Julene Boe will continue in her role, which she has held since February, through the end of the year and will work with Leet and the Board to develop a transition plan. Leet, 36, of Coon Rapids, Minn., is research ...