Written by Phil Cerroni
The 2012 ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program’s service project at the Dallas Zoo, where 30 students planted greenery and provided landscaping surrounding the Zoo’s Animal Nutrition Center. The students also received an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour.
The local program provides undergraduates paid summer internships with Dallas nonprofits. The state-of-the-art William M. Beecherl Animal Nutrition Center officially opened on June 13 of this year, increasing the efficiency of food preparation at the Zoo, which feeds 2,000 animals daily.