Apply Today! 2018 Conservation Grant Program
The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Advisory Committee are currently accepting proposals for our seventh annual Conservation Grant Awards Program. Completed proposals are due by January 31, 2018. Proposals should be written by individuals or organizations for projects that have a clear direct impact on wildlife and/or habitat conservation. Appropriate projects include proposals for research, educational programs and/or habitat management. All types of conservation projects will be reviewed, with special consideration given to the following:
- Projects in line with the Zoo mission, conservation goals and species represented at the Zoo
- Projects conducting research and conservation in Humboldt County and northern CA
Support is limited to projects that can be completed within one year, and up to $1,500 will be awarded. Awardees will be notified in February 2018. A post-project completion report will be required upon completion of the funded projects.
For information and submission guidelines, please go to: www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/conservation/field-conservation
Past approved projects include: “Community Based Conservation of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle”, “Variables Influencing Fisher Den Attendance”, “Barn Owl Nest Boxes in Vineyards: An Ecological Trap?”, “Lake Earl River Otter Study”, “Improving the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Humboldt State University Using Genetic Analyses”, “An Innovative Approach to Saola Detection in the Annamite Mountains of Vietnam”, “Frogs & Coffee: Biodiversity Impacts on Jamaican Coffee Farms”, “Community-Based Conservation of the Rare Monkey Red-Capped Mangaby in the Ikpa Wetland of Southern Nigeria”, and “Pilot Study of Diet and Tracking Methods with North American Porcupines”.
What: Conservation Grant Program Application
When: Deadline: January 31, 2018
Where: Sequoia Park Zoo, 3414 W Street, Eureka
The Mission of Sequoia Park Zoo is to inspire conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.
As an AZA accredited facility, Sequoia Park Zoo incorporates wildlife conservation as an essential part of its mission. This includes spreading awareness about threats to wildlife and habitats, inspiring conservation action among our visitors, and helping to fund conservation field work.