Construction has officially begun! Formerly viewable only by train, the Aline W. Skaggs Wild Utah exhibit will be opening up the east side area of Utah’s Hogle Zoo in 2024.
The exhibit with include up close and personal experiences with Utah-native species of animals such as cougars, badgers, bobcats and bighorn sheep, giving guests the opportunity to learn about sighting and caring for native wildlife found in our state.
The Norma W. Matheson Education Animal Center will be the central focal point of the new expansion, set to house more than 100 ambassador animals part of our traveling school outreach programs.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is launching renewable energy project with support from Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program participants.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is continuing to generate its own clean, renewable power thanks to a funding award from Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky program participants. The money will support the installation of renewable energy sources for the upcoming Aline W. Skaggs Wild Utah exhibit.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo joins more than 190 organizations across Rocky Mountain Power’s service area that, since 2006, have received awards for community-based renewable projects, including solar, wind, geothermal, and other forms of renewable energy.