Zoo announces new polar bears

The Henry Vilas Zoo announced the addition of two polar bears to the new "Arctic Passage" exhibit set to open this summer.

Zoo to host fun, free Earth Day event

Activities will focus on educating everyone on importance of biodiversity

The Henry Vilas Zoo will be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday with fun, free, family-friendly events geared toward educating everyone about the importance of biodiversity, according to a release.

Winter sport event raises money for zoo exhibit

Participants will learn how to snowshoe, help bring bears back to Madison

The Henry Vilas Zoo and Fontana Sports will be holding three snowshoeing events to raise money for the Arctic Passage Project, according to a release.