The Conservation Fund supports wildlife and habitat conservation projects beyond the zoo – whether on the North Coast, or across the globe. One dollar of each membership goes into this fund, as well as donations from our free days. Generous folks buying day tickets also donate their quarters to the cause – thank you! Besides our small grants program, funds also supported the Red Panda Network’s Forest Guardian program in Nepal.
Total Amount Awarded
Zoo-funded Conservation Projects
2019 Zoo-funded Conservation Projects
Population Estimate & Habitat Use of African Savanna Elephant in Chebera Churchura National Park, Ethiopia (2019 – $1,440)
Employing Citizen Science to Monitor & Conserve Tigers in the Buffer Zones of Chitwan National Park, Nepal (2019 – $1,500)
Bayside Monarch Project (2019 – $1,450)
Monitoring Humboldt’s Flying Squirrel with Novel Techniques (2019 – $1,032)
Previously Awarded Grants by Year
Grants Awarded in 2020
In 2020, the Zoo funded three projects, totaling $4,500.
Grants Awarded in 2019
In 2019, the Zoo funded five projects, totaling $6,912. View grants awarded in 2019.