Once a month I have the great honor of visiting the children’s ward at the Kaiser Permanente hospital in San Diego as part of the San Diego Zoo’s outreach program. It is truly a heartwarming experience for my colleagues and me. One month we had a great time and some extra help from our friend, Yvette McClain, who works in the Zoo’s Merchandising Department.
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If you’re like many folks, you can’t start your day without a good cup of coffee! Now, you can also begin that day knowing you are doing your part for conservation with every sip of coffee you take.
Zoo Brew Organic Coffee is the San Diego Zoo’s own brand of freshly roasted organic coffee, made from 100% certified shade-grown, organic coffee beans that have been harvested in areas where the San Diego Zoo has been involved in conservation projects. (more…)
“When the opportunity to work with the San Diego Zoo arose, I couldn’t have been more pleased,” illustrator and graphic designer Nate Reifke explained. “This institution does so much to educate the public and raise awareness for the animals that accompany us on this planet. As a frequent visitor and lover of the Zoo, it has been a long-time goal to collaborate on a project, and Polar Bear Plunge was the right fit. I wanted to capture the spirit of the polar bears and show their vulnerability.”