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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Military (with ID)  $7.00

Seniors (60+)  $7.00

Children (3-12)  $6.00

Babies (0-2)  FREE

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Oct
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2018
11:00 am Family Nature Club – Creepy Crit...
Family Nature Club – Creepy Crit...
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Oct
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2018
all-day Boo at the Zoo
Boo at the Zoo
Oct 28 all-day
Boo at the Zoo
The Sequoia Park Zoo and Foundation invite the community to the annual spooktacular Halloween celebration, Boo at the Zoo on Sunday, October 28th, with activities from 12–4pm. Enjoy frightfully delightful crafts and games, face painting, take a stroll down the … Continue reading

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