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Sue Wahlgren Re-Release - Ambassador to the Animals: Sue Wahlgren, Cosley Zoo Director (Re-Release)



EPISODE SUMMARY

In this classic episode of The Local, we revisit our conversation with Sue Wahlgren. 


Sue began her ambassadorship at Cosley Zoo 39 years ago, when there were just two employees. Today, the team is over 30, and they're proudly accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only 10% of United States zoos enjoy this honor!  


Find out about their Junior Zoo Keeper program for kids ages 12-17, the buzz about their UnCorked wine event, their annual golf outing, and all the other ways the zoo has a positive impact on our community. This year they’re celebrating 40 years!  


EPISODE NOTES

In this classic episode of The Local, we revisit our conversation with Sue Wahlgren.


Sue began her ambassadorship at Cosley Zoo 39 years ago, when there were just two employees. Today, the team is over 30, and they're proudly accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only 10% of United States zoos enjoy this honor!  


Find out about their Junior Zoo Keeper program for kids ages 12-17, the buzz about their UnCorked wine event, their annual golf outing, and all the other ways the zoo has a positive impact on our community. This year they’re celebrating 40 years!  


Do you have a guest idea for The Local? Reach out to us by clicking here!

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Sue Wahlgren Re-Release - Ambassador to the Animals: Sue Wahlgren, Cosley Zoo Director (Re-Release)

In this classic episode of The Local, we revisit our conversation with Sue Wahlgren. 


Sue began her ambassadorship at Cosley Zoo 39 years ago, when there were just two employees. Today, the team is over 30, and they're proudly accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only 10% of United States zoos enjoy this honor!  


Find out about their Junior Zoo Keeper program for kids ages 12-17, the buzz about their UnCorked wine event, their annual golf outing, and all the other ways the zoo has a positive impact on our community. This year they’re celebrating 40 years!  


EPISODE NOTES

In this classic episode of The Local, we revisit our conversation with Sue Wahlgren.


Sue began her ambassadorship at Cosley Zoo 39 years ago, when there were just two employees. Today, the team is over 30, and they're proudly accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Only 10% of United States zoos enjoy this honor!  


Find out about their Junior Zoo Keeper program for kids ages 12-17, the buzz about their UnCorked wine event, their annual golf outing, and all the other ways the zoo has a positive impact on our community. This year they’re celebrating 40 years!  


Do you have a guest idea for The Local? Reach out to us by clicking here!

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