Cincinnati Zoo Breaks Ground Elephant Trek

Senior and Lead Engineer Judy Satchell and the Satchell Engineering & Associates team is proud to be working with Cincinnati Zoo as they break ground on the Elephant Trek expansion. Board members, donors and local officials gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden on June 15 to grab shovels and officially break ground on the largest… Read More

Como Harbor Is Now Open

Earlier this month,  Como Park Zoo & Conservatory held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open its newest exhibit, Como Harbor, the new seal and sea lion habitat. This exhibit redesign and overhaul features three different pinniped species: two gray seals, two harbor seals, and four sea lions, including Sparky.  Satchell Engineering & Associates state… Read More

Cincinnati Zoo Takes in Three Orphaned Manatees for Rehabilitation

Three young manatees arrived at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s newly-renovated Otto M. Budig Family Foundation Manatee Springs early this morning, where they will be rehabilitated until they are ready to return to their native Florida waters.  The Zoo has been participating in the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Partnership (MRP) for the… Read More

Como Park Zoo Seal and Sea Lion Habitat Nearing Completion

  After many months of design and construction, the new 260,000 gallons saltwater seal and sea lion habitat at Como Park Zoo is almost complete.  The habitat has a state-of-the-art aquatic life support system that utilizes regenerative media filters.  This provides exceptional underwater viewing conditions, while exceeding all regulatory and collection management requirements.  The opening… Read More

Grand Opening Alpine Big Bear Zoo

Explore the new Big Bear Alpine Zoo, grand opening set for November 5, 2020. Satchell Engineering & Associates was proud to be part of the relocation of the new Big Bear Zoo.  The zoo is known as a rehabilitation facility offering injured, orphaned, and imprinted wild animals a safe haven until they are able to… Read More

Cincinnati Zoo Roo Valley Now Open

Satchell Engineering & Associates team was proud to work with the Cincinnati Zoo staff to complete the new habitat for little blue penguins located in Roo Valley.  The new 36,800 freshwater pool is home to 30+ little blue, “fairy penguins”. The new exhibit also features multiple waterfalls. The water that flows through Roo Valley, and… Read More

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Deputs New Dolphin Home

YES!!! It is completed, the new Ruth & J.O. Stone Dolphin Complex at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium.  See Hope, Winter and the other dolphins enjoy their new aquarium. Learn More. Satchell Engineering & Associates are proud to be life support design team for the new Clearwater Marine Aquarium Expansion project that includes a Dolphin exhibit… Read More

Water’s Edge Africa, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Opening

We are very excited about the opening of the new exhibit: Water’s Edge Africa at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. We are proud to be the LSS firm associated with these new exhibits. Check out the new hippo and penguin exhibit by clicking video.

Robert and Matt Attending AZFA

Robert and Matt attending the 26th annual AZFA conference which is being held in OKC. Satchell Engineering & Associates is proud to once again be sponsor of the conference. Let us know if you are attending the conference yourself so we can meet up.

Robert to Give Presentation at AZA and IMATA Annual Conference

Great News!! Robert Satchell will be presenting during AZA & IMATA 2019 in New Orleans, September 7-11. Robert has been asked to join a panel of experts to speak on The Cost of Water – Wildlife and To Your Organization. Roberts topic will be Water Savings Through Aquatic Life Support Design Engineering. If you or… Read More