LOUISVILLE, Ky. (NEWS RELEASE) -- As part of the Zoo’s celebration of International Polar Bear Day (observed February 27), Mayor Fischer and the City will receive two awards:
-Polar Bears International’s (PBI) Paw of Approval award recognizes companies and organizations for their environmental leadership and commitment to reducing their carbon footprint. It will be given to Mayor Fischer in recognition of Louisville Metro’s first sustainability plan – Sustain Louisville.
2012 Top Honors award for best new exhibit for Glacier Run presented by Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) President and CEO. This award is like the Oscars for the zoo and aquarium industry. The award names Glacier Run as the best new exhibit in North America.