Monthly Archives: June 2016

Brown strives to boost Fossil Rim lodging enjoyment

The quality of experience for a Fossil Rim Wildlife Center overnight guest has been on the rise ever since Bill Brown took the helm as lodging manager in March 2016. He recalls an array of adventures that led up to this point. “I started in lodging by purchasing a ski lodge in Winter Park, Colorado […]

Fossil Rim receives Clarke’s “One for Tomorrow” award

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center management was grateful upon being informed in April that it was receiving a “One for Tomorrow” award in the amount of $23,086 from Clarke, a mosquito control products and services company, for Fossil Rim’s “environmental conservation efforts.” Clarke employees selected one organization from each of its seven sales regions – five […]

Discover a divine partnership for Fossil Rim

Since Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and D’Vine Wine of Granbury have joined forces, it is proving to be a fine pairing. They came together in July 2014. “(Development Coordinator) Lynn Rogers and Susan Foster, who was with Fossil Rim at the time, came over to visit with us and discuss that they were looking for […]

Membership has its privileges at Fossil Rim

For people who usually make the trip to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center several times per year or more, an annual membership makes a lot of sense. For Plano resident Win Maung and his family – wife Maggie and 10-year-old son Isaac – the decision didn’t take long at all in 2008. “My son is very […]

Look and feel lead to healthier Fossil Rim animals

With more than 1,100 animals at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center – including approximately 900 hoofstock specimens – there is a lot to keep track of for the animal care and animal health personnel. Evaluations are preferably time-efficient, but also sufficiently detailed to identify animals over or under their ideal weight. There are three primary staff […]

Tallest residents to be recognized at Fossil Rim

Before their “official” day of recognition, giraffes will be in the spotlight June 18 at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. Fossil Rim will host its World Giraffe Day Celebration June 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. during one of the park’s Family Fun Days, which are free outside of the normal admission cost. The formal […]