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

Application:     http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/assets/grantapplicationpluscover2018.pdf

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.

Visit

Adults (13-59)  $10.00

Military (with ID)  $7.00

Seniors (60+)  $7.00

Children (3-12)  $6.00

Babies (0-2)  FREE

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Events & Classes

Dec
12
Wed
2018
6:30 pm Conservation Lecture #2 @ Flamingo Room, Sequoia Park Zoo
Conservation Lecture #2 @ Flamingo Room, Sequoia Park Zoo
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Conservation Lecture #2 @ Flamingo Room, Sequoia Park Zoo
Sloth with symbiotic microorganisms growing on its fur “Symbiosis and the Sloth” – presented by Maya Kaup, Master’s of Science Candidate at the University of Mississippi Maya Kaup is a Humboldt native who grew up at the Sequoia Park Zoo. … Continue reading
Dec
15
Sat
2018
11:00 am Family Nature Club -Wildlife in ...
Family Nature Club -Wildlife in ...
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
While temperatures drop and rain turns to snow, nature presses on through it all, and while we stay cozy and warm indoors the wildlife around us is changing with the seasons. Hibernate? Migrate? Tolerate? What would you chose? Join us … Continue reading

OUR MISSION: Sequoia Park Zoo inspires conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.