Reimagined Zoo & Greenwood

Reimagining the Baton Rouge Zoo & Greenwood Community Park

Officially launching in January 2019, the master planning processes for the Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park are officially underway. What do you want to see at your new Baton Rouge Zoo? How do you imagine an even better Greenwood Community Park? As we work through the master planning process, it will be up to the public - that's you - to give us your feedback and guide our vision.

Public Meetings

Two nationally-acclaimed design consultants have been selected through a competitive bid process and kickoff meetings were held in late November 2018, allowing the consultants to gain a better understanding of the sites and scope of the projects. The teams are eager to hear what the surrounding communities have to say about these public amenities.

Two identical open-house meetings will be held on Tuesday, January 29 at 2 locations. These will be open-house style visioning meetings to meet BREC staff and the consultant teams who are developing new master plans for these BREC amenities. These initial meetings will serve primarily listening exercises where we want to hear and take note of your ideas and preferences. The consultants will have some basic information about the Zoo and Greenwood Park, and some great zoo and park ideas from other cities around the country to spur creativity

Drop in any time! Presentations will be repeated throughout the 2-hour times for each meeting.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
11 am – 1 pm
Baton Rouge Garden Club
at Independence Park Botanical Gardens
7950 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge

6 – 8 pm
Waterfront Theater
at Greenwood Community Park
13350 Hwy. 19, Baker

Additional meetings will be held throughout the year as the planning progresses. Those dates are TBD but be sure to check back as they will be listed here as well as other information regarding these projects.

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