Como Friends Impact

Como Friends inspires community generosity, giving Como Park Zoo and Conservatory the extra care and feeding it needs to thrive.

visitors welcomed with free admission in 2016
in new investment since 2000
raised for Como in 2016

What's New

  • Sponsor an Animal

    Be a friend to Como’s animals.

  • Residency Programs

    Area classrooms move to Como for innovative education

  • Ground Level

    Renovating a “rising star” among Japanese gardens

  • Planned Giving

    Protect Como for generations to come

  • Animal Training

    Building trust through training improves animal care at Como Zoo

  • Making the case for Como

    Advocacy is a growing part of Como Friends’ mission

  • Orangutan Conservation

    Keeper Megan Elder preserves orangutans near and far

  • Work with Como Friends

    Join the sales team at Garden Safari Gifts