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~Welcome to the Friends of the Baraboo Zoo! 

The Friends of the Baraboo Zoo, Inc. is a 501c3 Non-profit established in 1984.  Support this 5013c organization

Our purpose is to raise funds to support the betterment of Baraboo’s Zoo, Ochsner’s Park Zoo.  All monies acquired will be used towards projects and/or improvements for the enhancement of Ochsner’s Park Zoo.  These projects shall be determined by the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Baraboo Zoo following presentation and recommendations by the Baraboo Parks and Recreation Board.

Support Baraboo ZooThe Friends of the Baraboo Zoo (FOBZ) has raised over $526,000.00 that has been contributed to improvements and new exhibits at Ochsner Park Zoo.  In addition to the funds that have been River Otters Imagedispersed, just over $320,000.00 has been raised towards the installation of a Brand New River Otter Exhibit.   The FOBZ has been working diligently  for several years raising funds for this exhibit; fundraising efforts will continue into 2017 to acquire the remainder of funds needed.

Ochsner Zoo is ONE of just FIVE small municipal FREE zoos in the state of Wisconsin!

2017 Friends of the Baraboo Zoo Board of Directors:
Amber Giddings, President
Sandy Gavin, Vice President
Tim Lowe, Secretary
Peggy Goodenow, Treasurer
Bill Hays, Director
Lori Burdick, Director
Shannon Johnson, Director
Becky Hovde, Director
Christy Badgero, Director
Joe Colossa, Director
Brian Scarborough, Director

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2 days ago

Friends of the Baraboo Zoo

We had such an amazing time at the Baraboo Country Club. ⛳️ An amazing turn out for such a special event. Here are a few of many of our golfers that were out golfing for the animals.
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2 days ago

Friends of the Baraboo Zoo

We have some of the BEST supporters in town!! Check out the pictures taken by the Shelia Link American Family Insurance Agency!! Great turn out and sounds like everyone had a lot to fun raising money for Ochsner Park Zoo!We had such an amazing time at the Baraboo Country Club. ⛳️ An amazing turn out for such a special event. Here are a few of many of our golfers that were out golfing for the animals.
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3 days ago

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Seriously!?! 😍

Ochsner Park Zoo
The otter boys using their slow feeder toy they recieved in the mail today. The treats are chopped up carrots....yum!
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