Henry Doorly Zoo membership drive begins

UNMC employees, students, The Nebraska Medical Center employees and UNMC Physician employees have the opportunity to purchase memberships to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo on-campus during the 2012 Membership Drive, which runs Feb. 21 through March 31.

Membership benefits include:

  • Free admission to the Lozier Imax Theater
  • Discount admission to the Wildlife Safari Park
  • Member's Day event
  • Discount zoo classes
  • Zoo newsletter

The discounted price is offered during the membership drive only. Memberships purchased in person or online prior to March 31, qualify for the discounted price.

To purchase your membership, or if you would like additional information on membership categories, contact one of the following individuals:

  • Esther Collins, 559-5201
  • Amy Lamer, 559-5221
  • Barb Harrison, 552-6028
  • Barb Wright-Kennedy, 559-4036
  • Eileen Andersen, 559-7284

Memberships also can be purchased from noon to 1 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Feb. 21 -- DRC II Commons Area
  • Feb. 23 -- Sorrell Center - 2nd floor Commons Area
  • Feb. 29 -- COPH - 2nd floor Commons Area
  • March 6 -- DRC II Commons Area
  • March 8 -- Nebraska Cafe exit
  • March 13 -- DRC II Commons Area
  • March 15 -- Sorrell Center - Room 2010
  • March 22 -- Nebraska Cafe exit

For membership pricing and categories, go to www.omahazoo.com.

What's new at the zoo?

On March 15, representatives from the Henry Doorly Zoo will be on campus to share "What's New at the Zoo." The noon presentation will highlight the zoo's future plans, including new animals renderings of new areas.

RSVP for the presentation, which will be in the Sorrell Center, Room 2010.