Milwaukee County Zoo Archives

County Executive Crowley appoints Amos Morris as the new director of the Milwaukee County Zoo

July 15, 2021

Morris will be the first Black Director to lead the County Zoo Following the retirement of long-time Zoo Director, Chuck Wikenhauser earlier this year, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley announced the appointment of Amos Morris as the next leader of the Milwaukee County Zoo. If confirmed, Morris will be the first Black zoo director in… [Read More]

Milwaukee Mayor Barrett hosts annual picnic at the zoo

August 29, 2019

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, Mayor Tom Barrett hosted his annual ‘Zoo Picnic’ fundraiser at the Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd. The mayor hosted the event, which serves as a fundraiser for his campaign. More than 400 people from all areas of the city, of all ages and walks of life attended the… [Read More]