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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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.

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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Celebrating Halloween Safely

Community Services is excited to share family-friendly, Halloween-in-Quarantine events, and activities!  While the festivities may look a little different this year, the fun (and candy!) is the same.  Both City events have been approved by the Humboldt County Department of Public Health. 

See the events and important information below:

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Community Services Recreation Program Cancellations

City of Eureka Suspends Most Public Gatherings Through March

The City of Eureka is taking steps to suspend many of its public gatherings throughout the City until the end of March. The decision follows recommendations from the California Department of Public Health to slow the spread of the COVID-19.

The following facilities, programs, and activities will be suspended through March 31st 2020:

The Adorni Center beginning at 5pm March 13th including:

  • Drop-in sports
  • Fitness classes
  • CPR classes
  • Rentals

Youth and Adult Sports beginning immediately including:

  • Hoopsters practices and games
  • Men’s Basketball and Woman’s Volleyball games
  • Roller Skating at the Muni beginning immediately
  • The Annual Easter Egg-venture
  • Community Class i.e. Toddler Soccer and Bitty Basketball
  • F.U.N. Play Center
  • The Wharfinger and rentals beginning on Monday, March 16th
    • Staff will be onsite for essential services

The following programs and facilities will remain open until further notice:

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Zoo Projects Update: Walkabout in the Park

The Sequoia Park Zoo Foundation and the City of Eureka invite you to a walkabout in the Sequoia Park and the Sequoia Park Zoo to learn more about our upcoming “elevated redwood walkway” as well as improvements to Sequoia Park Zoo and the upper meadow of the Sequoia Park directly from our project manager at Greenway Partners.

We hope you will join us:

Sequoia Park Meadow Entrance
Saturday, March 14th
2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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