Of The Bay: Aquarium of the Bay is a unique nature center dedicated
to inspiring conservation of the San Francisco Bay and all marine
to more than 13,000 Bay Area school children annually. The 50,000
foot facility features 300 feet of crystal clear acrylic tunnels
over 700,000 gallons of filtered Bay water. The Aquarium is home to
20,000 aquatic animals, including sharks, bat rays and skates.
of the Pacific: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Take a journey of discovery
the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach,
Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary: The City of Arcata's unique
treatment facility, marsh, and wildlife sanctuary attracts
150,000 visitors per year (The Ashford Borough Council, 2008).
Aquarium at Scripps, UC - San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Explore where the wonders
ocean come alive! The mission of Birch Aquarium is to provide ocean
education, to interpret Scripps Institution of Oceanography research,
to promote ocean conservation.
Marine Aquarium: San Pedro, California USA 90731
Discover the underwater
Southern California... Located just steps from the ocean on Cabrillo
in San Pedro, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium
which engages all visitors in education, recreation and research to
knowledge, appreciation and conservation of t
Living Museum: 10500 Alfred Harrell Highway, Bakersfield,
Founded in 1980 and opened
public in 1983, CALM displays and interprets native California animals,
plants, fossils, and artifacts to teach a respect for all living things
through education, recreation, conservation, and research
Raptor Center: Davis, CA 95616
The California Raptor
is an educational and research facility dedicated to the rehabilitation
of injured and orphaned birds of prey (raptors). Our museum and our
collection of living, nonreleasable raptors are open to public view on
weekdays and Saturdays.
Zoological Gardens in Fresno, California
Paddock Zoo: Lago Avenue, Atascadero, California
The purpose of the
Paddock Zoo is to serve as a high quality community facility dedicated
to the care of a variety of animals; and that this be accomplished in a
publicly accessible and informative manner to promote a general
of the special diversity of our planet’s life forms.
Point Museum: 1651 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo, CA 94401-1097
The Coyote Point Museum is
center that inspires each of us to make a lifelong commitment to act
in caring for the earth. We provide engaging, educational experiences
our diverse, multi-generational Bay Area community through wildlife,
exhibitions, and programs that relate to the global environment.
State Beach Visitor Center, Doheny State Beach Interpretive
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
Forest Bird Gardens: 38420 Dos Cameos Dr., Fallbrook, California
Tucked away on forty acres
woodlands in the hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Fallbrook,
just an hour north of San Diego, Emerald Forest Bird Gardens holds one
of the most spectacular private collections of toucans and other exotic
birds in the world.
Zoo: 12040 North Seigler Road, Middletown, California
Fear-No-More Zoo expresses
Samraj's love and respect for all beings. One purpose of the Zoo is to
give people the chance to experience and appreciate the spiritually
nature of non-human beings. Fear-No-More Zoo also provides Adi Da with
a tangible "focus point" through which He Blesses the entire non-human
Conservation Center in Rosamond, California
City Zoo, Friends of the: 403 Stafford Street, Folsom, CA 95630.
Since 1963, this
California zoo has been providing sanctuary to some very special
All are non-releasable. Many were raised, and rejected, as wild pets.
were injured or orphaned in the wild. Most are native to North America.
Conservation Center : Santa Clarita, California
The Gibbon Conservation
founded in 1976 in southern California, USA, by Alan Richard
It is the only facility in the world devoted exclusively to gibbons, an
increasingly rare ape. We work for the endangered gibbons'
through conservation, propagation and study, and by teaching people
them. GCC houses nearly 40 gibbons, among them 5 of the 15 living
Hollow Park & Zoo: 1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112
as the Ruffed Lemur and Jaguar. There's also an Animal Contact Area
Goats, Miniature Horses, and Zebus.
Truck Will Travel: Perris, CA
Have Trunk Will
a family of people that truly cares about the well being of elephants.
We are privately funded. The income generated by giving rides, doing
special events, and movies and commercials is used to care for the
and provide for their futures.
Wildlife Museum: 1931 First Ave, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
you can have close encounters with many live, non-releasable wild
such as an eagle, hawk, fox, snake or mountain lion. An on-site
hospital treats more than 6,000 native California animals every year.
Angeles Zoo: Los Angeles, California. The Los Angeles Zoo is owned
and operated by the City of Los Angeles. From its opening in 1966 until
1997, the Zoo operated as a division of the City’s Recreation and Parks
Grove Zoo: 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi, CA 95240
Grove Zoo in Lodi, CA; Micke Grove Zoo
a five-acre Zoo with mammals, birds, reptiles and invertebrates. Micke
Grove Park also features a Japanese Garden, San Joaquin County
Museum, Funderwoods Amusement Park and picnic shelters in a beautiful
Bay Aquarium: 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California 93940
Animal Park / Zoo at Big Bear Lake: See Alpine wildlife in their
habitat -- Over 160 animals representing 80 species plus special events
and educational programs.
Bay Aquarium: 595 Embarcadero Morro Bay, CA 93442
The Morro Bay Aquarium
became a rehabilitation
center for distressed mammals in 1984 and is a non-profit organization.
The Morro Bay Aquarium It features three sea lions and a harbor seal
are housed here and were brought in because of their injuries or
Zoo in Oakland, California
Institute, The: Dana Point Harbor Dr. Dana Point, CA 92629
become nationally known for its hands-on marine science, environmental
education and maritime history programs. More than 110,000 K-12
and 8,000 teachers annually participate in the Institute's 61
immersion style programs.
County Zoo: 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, CA 92862
The Orange County
nestled within beautiful Irvine Regional Park. Tucked among coastal
oak and sycamore groves, this eight acre zoo displays flora and fauna
to the southwestern United States. The Orange County Zoo makes a great
Foundation International: Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 407, Los
CA 90010, USA
Survival's Cat Haven: 38257 E. Kings Canyon Rd., Dunlap, CA. 93621
is set in 100 scenic acres on the edge of the Sequoia National Forest,
15 miles west of King's Canyon National Park, California. The facility
offers guided tours five days a week from 10am - 3pm closed Tue. &
Wed. Oct. 1st - April 30th (six day a week from 10am - 4pm from May 1st
- Sept.30 closed Tue.). Sunday the Cat Haven will open at 12 noon.
Lab and Aquarium: Manhattan Beach, California
Stop on by and experience
of our local marine life! Located at the end of the Manhattan Beach
the Roundhouse serves as O.T.S.'s educational facility. Inside are ten
primary aquaria, each displaying a brilliant selection of marine fish
Zoo: 3930 West Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822
since 1927, the Sacramento Zoo is home to over 140 native, rare and
species and is one of over 200 accredited institutions of the
of Zoos and Aquariums. The Zoo is wholly managed by the nonprofit
Sacramento Zoological Society and inspires conservation awareness
education and recreation.
West: in Napa Valley, Santa Rosa California. In the heart of
wine country... in the field of wheat-colored grass, on the slopes of
green hills, among the trees and ranches and vineyards is where you
find the essence and spirit of Africa.
Diego Wild Animal Park in Escondido, California
Diego Zoo in San Diego, California
Ana Zoo in Santa Ana, California
Barbara Zoological Gardens, Santa Barbara, California, USA
Bay Bird Observatory: 524 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035
The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory is
the conservation of birds and their habitats through science and
and to contributing to informed resource management decisions in the
Francisco Bay Area.
Francisco Zoo in San Francisco, California
Park Zoo: 3414 W Street, Eureka, CA 95503
In operation since 1907,
Park Zoo has long been considered one of the most important cultural
in the area. The Zoo is committed to providing a high quality facility
that offers not only the care of a variety of animals, but also an
for visitors to experience a greater appreciation of the value and
of our planet's life forms.
Marine Discovery Centre: Santa Cruz - University of California
Preserve: (The Roar Foundation) 6867 Soledad Canyon, Acton, CA 93510
Perched on the
edge of the
Mojave Desert, forty miles northeast of Los Angeles, California,
is a surprising paradise and the only wild animal preserve of its kind
in the United States. Since 1972, this unique eighty acre wildlife
has provided a haven for endangered exotic big cats. Currently,
seventy animals live at Shambala, including African lions,
and Bengal tigers, leopards, servals, mountain lions, bobcats, a lynx,
and a Florida panther.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom - Vallejo,
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor - Los
Six Flags Magic Mountina - Los
Valley Serpentarium: Lodi, California 95240
Snakes and reptiles. Come
living snake and reptile museum. Admission is free. You will see
exotic snakes, lizards, tortoises, frogs and arachnids in natural
Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org, Redwood City / Woodside, California
The Gorilla Foundation is a
501c3 corporation dedicated to the preservation, protection and
of gorillas through interspecies communication research and education.
The foundation was established in 1976 and is best known for it's
work with two western lowland gorillas, Koko and MIchael, who were
to become fluent in American Sign Language.
Living Desert, Palm Desert / Indian Wells, California
Wildlife Sanctuary: Modjeska CAnyon - Fullerton, CA 92834
Hours Tucker Wildlife
open to the public, Tuesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., except
holidays. Admission is free but donations are gratefully accepted as we
depend on them to feed the birds.
Waystation in Angeles National Forest, California