August 02, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

See Behind the Scenes at the Zoo

The August episode of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s “Know Your Parks” television show in now airing on Mediacom Connections Channel 22 and is also streaming online at http://bit.ly/KYPAugust.

On this month’s show, we take an extended look at Dickerson Park Zoo, one of the Park Board’s most unique locations. From exhibit maintenance and continued growth at the Zoo to the various animals and services its staff and volunteers offer daily, we take you behind the scenes for it all.

“Know Your Parks” shows are available at 7 p.m., Fridays and 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the month on Mediacom Channel 22. The show also re-airs on CityView, Mediacom channel 80 and 80.1, the City’s government channel throughout the month. Visit www.springfieldmo.gov/cityview for a monthly schedule. Viewers also can find the program on the Park Board’s homepage at www.parkboard.org or on Mediacom’s Video on Demand.

For more information, media contact: Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, 417-874-2176; or Corey Riggs, Mediacom Connections Director, 417-875-5537.