January 2013 – September 2014
Conservation lecture by Gary Falxa in the zoo classroom
Conservation Lecture Series
Join us in the evening to learn more about species conservation efforts in the field! Free conservation talks are held at the zoo every 2nd Wednesday of the month, Nov.-March, at 7 p.m. (exception: February lecture is on the 19th). These talks are free and open to the public. Enter through the main zoo gates.
2014 Conservation Lecture Calendar
- February 19: – Species recovery in the Pacific Northwest – an opportunity for zoos and aquariums. (David Sheperdson, Oregon Zoo)
- March 12: - When the Fuel Hits the Feathers: Oiled Wildlife Rescue in California and on the North Coast. (Tamar Danufsky, HSU Museum and Oiled Wildlife Care Network)
For more on conservation events happening at Sequoia Park Zoo, visit our Conservation Events page.
Celebrate everything Red Panda – for FREE!
Enjoy a free day of fun at Sequoia Park Zoo, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Times-Standard, while celebrating International Red Panda Day! There will be Red panda-themed activities around every corner, and the opportunity to catch up on our Red panda family – Stella Luna, Sumo, and their two babies – as well as all the other exciting new happenings at the zoo.
Additionally, there will be keeper talks, opportunities to watch the Red pandas create some of their unique paw-print paintings, and the chance to enter a raffle and win great prizes! All the proceeds from raffle ticket sales and face painting donations will go directly to the Red Panda Network to support Red Panda conservation in the wild.
Schedule of Events:
- 10:00 a.m. – Zoo opens
- 11:00 a.m. – Activity stations, face painting and raffle ticket sale open
- 11:30 a.m. – Red Panda keeper talk
- 2:30 p.m. – Red Panda keeper talk and Demonstration of painting technique
- 3:00 p.m. – Activity stations and face painting close; raffle winner announced; Red Panda Network check presentation ceremony
- 5:00 p.m. – Zoo closes