SEQUOIA PARK ZOO ANNOUNCES CONSERVATION GRANT OPPORTUNITY

Contact: Ruth Mock
E-mail: rmock@ci.eureka.ca.gov

EUREKA, CA – The Zoo’s Conservation Advisory Committee has opened the new cycle of conservation grants for 2022. The committee welcomes proposals for projects that have a clear and direct conservation impact on wildlife and/or habitat conservation and that are in line with the Zoo’s mission and conservation priorities. Special consideration is given to projects supporting local wildlife or habitats, although national and international projects are considered as well. Successful applicants are those whose projects can be completed within one year. The maximum award is $1,500. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 28, 2022, at 5:00 PM. For more details and to download an application, please visit Sequoia Park Zoo’s website at:http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/conservation/field-conservation/conservation-grant-program/ .

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Donate to the Sequoia Park Improvement Fund this Holiday Season

We have been given a rare, once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape Sequoia Park’s future for the next 100 years and we need your help.

Whether you are an individual with only a few extra dollars to contribute, a small business able to make a larger donation, a local contractor who can donate some time or expertise, a landscaper who would like to help improve the part, or a well-funded organization contemplating a positive, community-oriented, project to express civic pride and involvement; please make a contribution this holiday season to the Sequoia Park Improvement Fund.

Donations are tax-deductible.

You can do so at www.ILoveSequoiaPark.com or by calling (707) 441-4206

GOPD 2021 Schedule

Get Out & Play Day returns July 31!

Here’s the schedule so far. It’s subject to change of course.

You can download a PDF with all the events; including information about our photo contest by clicking on this link.

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Get Out and Play Day Returns!

It’s back!

Come join us on July 31, 2021 for the return of Get Out & Play Day with lots of free fun activities throughout Eureka.

This popular FREE community event will take place throughout Eureka with activities for everyone.

All current Humboldt County COVID guidelines will be in effect. If you are feeling sick, please stay home. We’ll see you next year.

Follow the event on Facebook or use GetOutAndPlayDay.com to get the latest information.

Sequoia Park Trail Closed for Paving

The trail at Sequoia Park ranging from the historic gate, following the rear end of the Sequoia Park Zoo ending at Glatt St, will be closed for paving starting today and continuing through May 27.

We ask that you please respect the signs and closure areas during this time.

Sequoia Park Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny has hidden eggs in Sequoia Park!  

Join Eureka Community Services  for Spring fun!

Bring your kids to Sequoia Park and – using the clues the Easter Bunny left – find all of the Easter Bunny’s eggs and win a prize!

Details: 

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Bay to Zoo Community Meeting

You are invited to attend a community meeting informing the public about the current status of the proposed Bay to Zoo Trail.

This trail would connect the Waterfront Trail at Tydd Street to the North to Sequoia Park in the South. The trail is currently in the planning phase and the City would like to invite you to learn more about the project.

To be a part of the community meeting, please join this Zoom link on January 21st at 6 p.m.

SEQUOIA PARK ZOO ANNOUNCES CONSERVATION GRANT OPPORTUNITY

Contact: Ruth Mock
E-mail: rmock@ci.eureka.ca.gov

EUREKA, CA – The Zoo’s Conservation Advisory Committee has opened the new cycle of conservation grants for 2021. The committee welcomes proposals for projects that have a clear and direct conservation impact on wildlife and/or habitat conservation and that are in line with the Zoo’s mission and conservation priorities. Special consideration is given to projects supporting local wildlife or habitats, although national and international projects are considered as well. Successful applicants are those whose projects can be completed within one year. The maximum award is $1,500. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 29, 2021, at 5:00 PM. For more details and to download an application, please visit Sequoia Park Zoo’s website at http://www.sequoiaparkzoo.net/conservation/field-conservation/conservation-grant-program/.

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FREE Virtual Conservation Lecture hosted by Sequoia Park Zoo

The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series is going VIRTUAL for 2020/21

The first virtual lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:45pm.

Barbara Clucas will be joining us from Humboldt State University’s Department of Wildlife to discuss Humboldt’s flying squirrels. She was awarded the Zoo’s Conservation Grant in 2019 and looks forward to sharing the results of her research with our community. Zoo updates and information will begin at 6:45 PM with the lecture starting at 7:00 PM promptly. Attendees can ask questions to the speaker at the end of the presentation via the chat box on Zoom. The Zoom link will be available on our website at www.SequoiaParkZoo.net and on our social media.

Special thanks to Papa & Barkley for sponsoring the Conservation Lecture Series!

Details:

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2020
  • Zoo Information begins at 6:45 PM, Lecture begins at 7:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom.us
  • FREE
  • To Join the Zoom Meeting:

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Redwood Sky Walk Volunteers Needed ASAP!

We need your help!

We are seeking volunteers for 2 hours shifts from 8:30am-5pm beginning on 10/30.

Your duties: you will be assigned an area in the park to monitor trail walkers and ensure they stay within safety boundaries as construction takes place.

Call 707-441-4206 or email rpraszker@ci.eureka.ca.gov to sign up.