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Chehaw Zoo Closed Due to Cold

By   /  January 6, 2014  /  Government  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany -Due to the current extreme cold weather, the zoo at Chehaw Park will be closed today and Tuesday according to a press release sent by the park earlier today.

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Chehaw Helps Animals Enjoy Thanksgiving

By   /  November 21, 2013  /  Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Each year Chehaw sets aside a day in fall to give the Animals an extra special Thanksgiving. This year’s Animal thanksgiving is this Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Zoo Plaza. Participation in the event is free with park and Zoo admission. Animal Thanksgiving is [...]

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AZA Grants Accreditation to Chehaw Park

By   /  September 18, 2013  /  News, Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Silver Spring, Maryland (September 17, 2013) – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that Chehaw Park was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “By meeting Association of Zoos and Aquariums Accreditation Standards, Chehaw sets itself apart as one of the top zoos in the world,” said [...]

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Chehaw Hosts Thru the Zoo 5K and Fun Run

By   /  September 18, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Chehaw will host its second annual Thru the Zoo 5K and Run your Tail Off One Mile Fun-Run on Saturday, September 21. Come race past the meerkats, cheetahs, colobus monkeys, black bears, and much more. The 5K begins at 7:30 a.m., and the one mile run starts at 8:30 a.m. [...]

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Chehaw Begins Sewer Line Project

By   /  July 12, 2013  /  Community, Lifestyle and Entertainment  /   Comments

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Tweet Survey stakes are in the ground and some trees are coming down in preparation for new sewer lines that will wind their way through Chehaw in the coming months. The $1,250,000 sewer project was approved by Dougherty County voters as part of the SPLOST VI package.

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Let’s Treat our Regional Tourist Attractions Fairly & Equally

By   /  May 21, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /   Comments

Tweet Last November, The Albany City Commission gave the Riverquarium $150K, to remain open and look for other funding sources. There was much community discussion about this, and many who said, give them nothing, and just let this beautiful and unique tourist attraction close.

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Chehaw Rides Reopen for the Season

By   /  March 19, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – Two of Chehaw Park’s most popular attractions are set to reopen on Saturday, Mar. 23 for the 2013 season.

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Chehaw Contributes to Nationwide Zoo & Aquarium Video Project

By   /  March 14, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga – The Chehaw Park Authority is pleased to announce its participation in an important video archive project. The Zoo & Aquarium Video Archive Project, a program of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, is interviewing and videotaping individuals who have played a key role in the evolution of [...]

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Sip & Safari: Chehaw Gears Up for the 4th Annual Fundraiser

By   /  February 18, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal Albany, Ga. – Chehaw will hold its 4th annual “Sip & Safari” event, a fundraiser to benefit Chehaw’s Wild Animal Park, sponsored by The Veranda, Heritage Bank, Country Financial, and Watson Spence this Saturday evening. The event will take place within Chehaw’s safari expedition exhibit, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 [...]

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CITY GIVES RIVERQUARIUM $150,000

By   /  December 20, 2012  /  Jim Wilcox  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany City Commissioners recently gave the Flint Riverquarium 150-thousand dollars to remain open and at least have a chance to look for new private funding sources.

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