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2016 Press Releases

December 29, 2016
Point Defiance Zoo, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Lancer Hospitality team up to eliminate the sale of disposable plastic bottles at both zoos

December 18, 2016
Winter Wildland promises treats for the animals and fun for people at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park during winter break

December 16, 2016
Alan Varsik named interim director of Zoological and Environmental Education for Metro Parks Tacoma

November 25, 2016
Visitors at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Northwest Trek Wildlife Park team up to donate 3,691 pounds of food to people in need

November 2, 2016
Veterans enjoy free admission to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium during Veterans’ Appreciation Days, Nov 11-13

November 2, 2016
Mark your calendar for post-holiday fun during Winter Wildland at Northwest Trek

October 30, 2016
Help Out for Half Off: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium help the hungry this holiday season with a special food drive Nov. 4-20

October 11, 2016
It’s almost time to Hoot ‘n’ Howl at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

September 28, 2016
And then there were three: Orphaned moose calf named Aspen meets new buddies Spruce and Willow at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

September 20, 2016
Gary Geddes to retire in January, leaving a legacy of conservation and growth at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

September 9, 2016
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park accredited for another five years following rigorous review by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums

September 6, 2016
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park sets annual attendance record of 217,926 Рand still counting 

August 14, 2016
Attention Pokémon Trainers РNorthwest Trek has a catchy deal for you

July 8, 2016
Spruce the moose: Public picks name for Northwest Trek Wildlife Park’s bright-eyed, quickly growing, 4-week-old male moose calf

July 7, 2016
All-new Zookeeper Academy July 16 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 24, 2016
Shall it be Ash, Douglas, or Spruce? Public invited to vote on name for Northwest Trek Wildlife Park’s 2-week-old moose calf

June 21, 2016
Ready, set, slime! It’s almost Slug Fest time at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 16, 2016
New photos and video of newborn moose at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park depict a special bond between mother Connie and days-old male calf

June 13, 2016
“Moosed” welcome news: Calf born Sunday at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

June 6, 2016
Polling shows 80% support for restoring North Cascades grizzly bears

May 26, 2016
Need an all-American way to spend Memorial Day? Come see the national mammal – and baby animals galore – at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

March 22, 2016
Walk on the ‘wild’ side – Kids’ Trek offers Wild Days of Play on the first Saturday of every month from April through Saturday

March 22, 2016
Kids’ Trek opens April 2 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Kids’ Trek – By the Numbers
Kids’ Trek – Fact Sheet
Kids’ Trek – Sustainability
Kids’ Trek – Top Ten

March 8, 2016
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park to expand days of operation and hours on March 18; wildlife park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium are open on Easter, March 27

March 1, 2016
Playtime is in a kid’s nature as one of the largest play spaces in the Puget Sound region opens April 2 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

February 3, 2016
Popular Career Day set for March 5 at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park

February 3, 2016
Up to four kids get in free to Northwest Trek Wildlife Park with each paying adult during Kids ‘n’ Critters weekend, Feb. 13-15

 

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