Watershed Heroes receives a national award!

Sequoia Park Zoo has received Top Honors in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) 2016 Award for Exhibit Design (for zoos with annual operating budgets under $5 million) for Watershed Heroes, the Zoo’s otter, salmon, and eagle exhibits, Learning Lab and watershed play area.

As the oldest zoo in California, and one of the smallest AZA member zoos, we are thrilled to be recognized for these state-of-the-art animal habitats and facilities. Watershed Heroes has truly been transformative for our zoo and our community!

Thank you to all our generous funders and donors whose support made this possible, and to our local project collaborator, Greenway Partners, for their project management and construction engineering expertise.

Read the full press release HERE.

Learn more about AZA HERE.

Come visit the Zoo and enjoy Watershed Heroes (and much, much more!)

 

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Photo caption. L to R: Gretchen Ziegler, Zoo Director; Becca Hansen, Studio Hansen|Roberts; Amanda Auston, Animal Curator; Jeff Lamoree, SPZ Foundation Board Member & Founder; Chuck Dominick, SPZ Foundation Board Member; and David Roberts, Studio Hansen|Roberts.

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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

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