Desert Conservation in Action
Our Mission is Conservation in Action : Collaborating with conservation organizations around the world; Preserving and restoring a portion of the Colorado Desert in its natural state; Building insurance populations of desert animals and plants threatened with extinction; Fostering an awareness of and appreciation for the variety of plants and animals in worldwide desert ecosystems; and, Promoting and ensuring environmental, energy and natural resource sustainability for The Living Desert and Coachella Valley region
We need your help to save species. The following sections provide an opportunity for you to learn more about The Living Desert’s conservation projects.
Conservation Field Projects
Through various projects and collaborations, we are dedicated to reintroduction and recovery efforts for species around the world.
Reintroduction and Recovery Efforts
The Living Desert works locally and globally on community-based conservation programs to balance conservation efforts and improve the lives of local populations.
Community Based Conservation
Through cooperative projects and initiatives, The Living Desert is committed to advancing the areas of field research to enhance species conservation efforts around the world.
Through global efforts, building the next generation of conservationists and conservation technology is a priority of The Living Desert.
Technology Development and Capacity Building
Conservation at the Zoo
Through innovative programs and initiatives, The Living Desert focuses on technological and scientific advancements in the fields of animal husbandry, behavior, cooperative breeding programs, and more.
Research and Conservation
The Living Desert serves as a leader and participant for a number of Species Survival Plans and Federal Reintroduction Programs.
We foster a culture of sustainability throughout the zoo with on-grounds programming, education efforts, and zoo-wide initiatives.
Habitat Preservation and Restoration
Join our mission to save endangered species and help educate people about our fragile ecosystem.
There are myriad ways to get involved. Donate money, volunteer your time, adopt an animal, take action.
Contact us today to learn how you can support the preservation of our desert’s natural state.