May5

May 5, 2017

Party for the Planet Saturday at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Source: Party for the Planet Saturday at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Apr26

April 26, 2017

Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes trio of North American river otter pups

The Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford just got a whole lot cuter, as they recently welcomed three North American river otter pups.  

Apr26

April 26, 2017

Otter-ly adorable! Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes river otter pups

Source: Otter-ly adorable! Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes river otter pups Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomed three North American river otter pups on March 17. The pups are getting acclimated to their surroundings and are learning to swim.

Mar27

March 27, 2017

Science on a Sphere gets new home at Buttonwood Park Zoo

“The last thing we want to do is be the expert on everything,” Hawthorne said. “It’s more fun to learn with the kids.” Source: Science on a Sphere gets new home at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Mar10

March 10, 2017

Kate & Kay: Ask the Zookeeper

Monkeys and other intriguing animals will soon be coming to the Buttonwood Park Zoo! Source: Kate & Kay: Ask the Zookeeper

Mar10

March 10, 2017

Business Newsmaker: Nauman appointed to Board of Directors

Source: Business Newsmaker: Nauman appointed to Board of Directors

Feb17

February 17, 2017

Buttonwood Park Zoo supports elephant work in Vietnam

Buttonwood Park Zoo recently provided funding to the Elephant Conservation Center in Dak Lak, Vietnam, for the purchase of a portable digital scale. Funds for the scale came from the zoo’s conservation program in which zoo visitors make a monetary contribution to one of three conservation funds. These funds vary each year and range from […]

Dec27

December 27, 2016

Tropical exhibits at heart of Buttonwood Park Zoo’s master plan

As popular as it was at the Buttonwood Park Zoo, the Aquatic Environment Center is roped off until sometime in mid-2017, and a glimpse of what is happening in that space now speaks volumes about the zoo and the direction it is headed under Director Keith Lovett.To put it simply, the less than ambitious 16-year-old […]

Dec27

December 27, 2016

Buttonwood Park Zoo unveils wheelchair accessible train car

The Black Bear Express, Buttonwood Park Zoo’s train is now wheelchair accessible thanks in part to a grant from the Ronald McDonald House Charities and a private donor who wishes to remain anonymous. The new wheelchair accessible caboose was unveiled this week by a host of officials. “We are proud to support the Buttonwood Park Zoo and the […]

Oct25

October 25, 2016

Out and About: Boo at the Zoo

Source: Out and About: Boo at the Zoo