Blog: Carlita the Croc

Improper Disposal of Medications Can Harm the Environment

Did you know you can drop off unwanted medication at designated locations for disposal in many places all around Cook County, Illinois? Why do this instead of just throwing them in the trash or down the toilet? The answer has a lot to do with something near and dear to my crocodilian heart: water quality. Nourhan, an education intern at Brookfield Zoo (and bona fide smarty-pants), explains…

posted 12/4/2017 3:59:38 PM

Meet Chef Robert: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

Meet Chef Robert. He's the Executive Chef and founder of the catered foods department at the Chicago Zoological Society/Brookfield Zoo. Zoo staff refer to him simply as “Chef.”  If you’ve been to a wedding, brunch, or other banquet at Brookfield Zoo, then you’ve eaten from Chef Robert’s menu.

posted 12/15/2017 4:36:33 PM