Making the case for Como

Add Your Voice to Como Friends’ Advocacy Efforts

Advocacy is a growing part of Como Friends’ mission.

Como Friends is committed to advancing Como Park Zoo and Conservatory as a destination where people from all walks of life can gather, learn and enjoy the natural world. If you believe in our mission, join us by adding your voice to Como Friends’ growing advocacy efforts at the Capitol and around our community. Como Friends’ advocacy efforts help ensure that this regional treasure, relied upon by nearly a million school age visitors, has the resources and public funding it needs to thrive.

What's New

  • Cutting-Edge Care for Como’s Animals

    Como Friends make medical miracles possible at Como Zoo

  • Como Friends at 15

    The nonprofit fundraising force at Como celebrates a new milestone

  • Sparky at 60

    Minnesota’s favorite sea lion is still making a splash

  • Jewel of Como

    Celebrating a century at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory