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  Oakland Zoo, Animals, News & Events, Conservation, Education, Oakland California - oaklandzoo.org
Conservation is a primary concern at the Oakland Zoo.
The Oakland Zoo is implementing the Bushmeat Promise, is a Supporting Member of the BCTF and serves on the steering committee.
The Oakland Zoo's support of CWAF includes one time funding for the salary for an educator, Angelica Agwara, who teaches primary and high school students about Cameroon's incredible forest resources, remarkable native wildlife, and the dangers of the bushmeat trade.
www.oaklandzoo.org /conservation   (1124 words)

  Oakland Zoo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oakland Zoo is a zoo located in southeastern Oakland, California.
Oakland Zoo is relatively small for a city of its size, but has more modern displays for such a well-established zoo.
Near-future projects include a new Children's Zoo area, and an expansion/upgrade of the elephant exhibit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oakland_Zoo   (113 words)

 Oakland Zoo, Animals, News & Events, Conservation, Education, Oakland California - oaklandzoo.org
The Oakland Zoo is proud to announce, Animal Keeper Erica Calcagno has been awarded the AAZK Certificate of Merit for Zoo Keeper Education, in recognition for her work towards our Keeper Continuing Education Sub Committee.
The Oakland Zoo is open daily from 10am to 4pm, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
In the event of inclement weather, the Zoo may be forced to close.
www.oaklandzoo.org   (160 words)

 InSTEP Instructional Designs
Zoos are essential for protecting animals that are threatened or endangered.
The zoo has limited space, but because of their contract, they must accept all of the animals.
The zoo is running out of space and they do not have enough room for each of new animals.
www5.cet.edu /designs/jhenning/tprint.html   (1157 words)

 Oakland Zoo
Oakland zoo officials blamed a mountain lion attack for the wounds two deer suffered at the zoo in June and in May Palo Alto police killed a mountain lion in a...
OAKLAND -- The Oakland Zoo is going to be home to a pair of giant pandas for display and research, Councilmember Henry Chang announced Thursday.
OAKLAND -- A 14-year-old squirrel monkey at the Oakland Zoo is a proud parent of a lively baby monkey, the zoo announced Wednesday.
conservation.mongabay.com /Oakland_Zoo.htm   (866 words)

 The Oakland Business Review
A project of this magnitude brought with it the difficult decision of whether the Oakland Zoo could successfully manage both the construction of the new Children’s Zoo and the space and resources necessary for a dynamic holiday show.
In addition to the opening of the new state-of-the-art Valley Children’s Zoo, the zoo is planning to host a number of family-friendly events.
Home to over 400 native and exotic animals and nestled in the rolling hills of Knowland Park, the Oakland Zoo is a great way to spend any day – especially at the holidays.
www.oaklandchamber.com /obr_stories/2004_11_zoo_cancels_zoolights.shtml   (699 words)

 Oakland Zoo Creepmeter
A creepmeter was installed in 1996 near the north entrance of Oakland Zoo.
The creepmeter is 30 m long and crosses the fault obliquely at 30 degrees at a depth of 1.5 m.
No significant creep is evident Oct 1996 to Oct 1998.
cires.colorado.edu /~bilham/OaklandZooCreep.html   (109 words)

 The Pitt News - Oakland Zoo to give out free T-shirts, food and soda   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Oakland Zoo is the brainchild of juniors Matt Cohen, Zack Hale and Jon St. George, who have been working nonstop to create what Cohen calls, "a legitimate student section." And they're well on their way, having signed up over 1,200 members, securing a number of sponsors and becoming an official club on campus.
The Zoo will be camping out the morning of Nov. 18 when the individual student tickets for the opening game against Duquesne go on sale, signing up even more people and handing out shirts.
The Zoo is also collaborating with Pitt Program Council in sponsoring trips to a number of away games, such as West Virginia, Penn State and Notre Dame.
pittnews.com /vnews/display.v/ART/2002/11/07/3dc9f5a0e1444?in_archive=1   (521 words)

 Oakland Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Oakland Zoo's Goat Ranger program is open to children in grades 7-10 and meets 1:30-3 pm on second and fourth Saturdays monthly at 9777 Golf Links Road.
The Oakland Zoo is bucking a nationwide trend of sending its pachyderms packing, as officials insist they have no plans to shutter their elephant display.
By early 2006, the Oakland Zoo may be the new home of two giant panda bears, making it one of only five zoos in the US to host the furry Chinese imports.
www.conservation.mongabay.com /news/Oakland_Zoo.htm   (1936 words)

 OAKLAND / Pandas possible in 2005 / Officials say zoo will break ground on facility in spring
Oakland's dream of becoming home to a pair of rare giant pandas took a step forward Wednesday, when city and Chinese officials said construction on new panda quarters would begin next spring at the Oakland Zoo.
Oakland needs to raise $7 million to $10 million in private funds to build the new panda quarters and another $1.5 million to $1.8 million each year for research and care for the animals, Chang said.
Joel Parrot, director of the Oakland Zoo, says he is confident the zoo could care for the pandas, although it will have to hire a legion of new employees, including extra security officers and keepers.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/12/02/BAGDLA4P341.DTL   (658 words)

 Oakland Zoo - Oakland, CA, 94605 - Citysearch
Covering 100 acres of Knowland Park, the Oakland Zoo is home to more than 400 animals from around the world.
The zoo includes a rides area where kids can enjoy carousels and a small train that makes periodic trips around the park.
The zoo closes during "inclement weather." If it's raining, chances are you won't get in.
sanfrancisco.citysearch.com /profile/1013869   (395 words)

 Oakland Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A description of the common Leopard Gecko from the Oakland Zoo.
Oakland Zoo's Celebrating Elephants [Edited from Oakland Zoo's original press release.] Oakland, California - The Oakland Zoo (http://www.oaklandzoo.org) hosted Celebrating Elephants on...
Oakland Zoo San Francisco Bay Area - Over 400 animals in the 525-acre Knowland Park including Children's Zoo, Education Center, Carousel and rides area.
www.eastbayforclark.com /oakland-zoo.html   (188 words)

 Oakland Zoo
The Oakland Zoo is not the largest nor the oldest zoo in the United States; yet it's a special place because a few elephants are able to live carefree lives thanks largely to a group of extremely enthusiastic, motivated, and generous staff, curators, keepers, docents, and volunteers.
At Oakland Zoo's PeopleSoft Center for Science and Environment Education Dr. Douglas J. Long gave a fascinating lecture about Mammoths and Mastodons on May 18, 2000.
Stephen Woo gave a short talk about the African Elephant Conservation Trust and presented to the Oakland Zoo a framed photo collage for their exceptionally generous support of the African Elephant Research Project.
www.elephanttrust.org /oakland_zoo.htm   (330 words)

 Resources on the Zoo, The from academic institutions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cyber Zoo: Usually a trip to the zoo only involves looking at animals as individual organisms, neglecting their connections to a greater system.
The Pocatello Zoo: The Pocatello Zoo specializes in wildlife that is native to North America's Intermountain West.
Zoo Biology at Canisius College is a program of study designed for students who are interested...
mongabay.org /conservation/Zoo,_The.htm   (944 words)

 Zoo, The
In an August letter to the Dallas Zoo, the USDA accused the facility of failing to protect its primates and assessed a civil penalty of $10,000.
The zoo, operating on a shoestring, is carved out of the rain forest, the animals in simple enclosures built into the foliage.
The zoo was a big selling point for Maggie, as she has always loved animals and worked at The Milwaukee Zoo in its education department before taking the job...
conservation.mongabay.com /Zoo,_The.htm   (2867 words)

 Oakland Zoo - AskTheBrain.com
The Oakland Zoo is home to over 375 animals from 125 different species living in lush, naturalistic settings.
The Oakland Zoo is involved in a wide variety of conservation projects around the world.
Oakland Zoo members are invited to hear a recap of the year, a summary of upcoming major projects and recognition of staff and volunteers.
www.askthebrain.com /oakland_zoo-.html   (388 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Oakland Zoo at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is situated in the hills to the east of Interstate 580, between San Leandro and urban Oakland.
There is separate kiddy rides park outside the main zoo area whose highlight is a train ride which travels around the perimeter of the zoo.
I for one enjoy a zoo more when I feel that the animals are in as natural a habitat as is possible.
www.epinions.com /content_34669301380   (652 words)

 Yahooligans! - Science and Nature:Living Things:Animals:Zoos
Artis Zoo - visit this zoo in Amsterdam and learn all about their animals and aquarium.
Denver Zoo - learn about their exhibits, animal conservation, and the history of the zoo.
Philadelphia Zoo - find out how to visit the zoo, meet the animals, and read about their primate reserve.
www.yahooligans.com /science_and_nature/living_things/animals/zoos   (1387 words)

Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to build a zoo.
Since zoos are places for us to learn about animals, you will need to find out interesting information about your animal and think of a way to share that information with others.
For example, some zoos group animals by the part of the world that they come from, or by similiar habitats.
coe.west.asu.edu /students/ksteen/chp/intstudy.html   (381 words)

 OAKLAND / Zoo evacuated after bomb threat
More than 300 people were evacuated from the Oakland Zoo on Friday after officials received a bomb threat and closed the park.
Oakland police searched the zoo and didn't find anything unusual, she said.
The zoo, which practices evacuation drills twice a year, was emptied in about five minutes.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/09/11/BAG2S8MRJH1.DTL   (138 words)

 Oakland Zoo
The Oakland Zoo has both a regular zoo and a children's zoo.
The zoo is open 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. The cost of admission for school groups of 12 or more students is $3.00 for children ages 2--14; $3.50 for adults;$3.00 for seniors(over 55).
Special tours of the zoo are available at no extra cost, but they must be arranged for in advance.
www.cccoe.net /fieldtrips/oakzoo.htm   (385 words)

 East Bay - Best Of - Sports & Leisure (2007)
Oakland's Mother of the Year celebration may be held here each May, but the Morcom Rose Garden is better known to local fitness buffs as the mother of all stair climbers — a gorgeous one at that.
You think "kiddie zoo," you think "goat pen." Or perhaps "sad-looking animals crammed into smelly cages." Not so at the new Valley Children's Zoo, which provides a bright, cheerful place to introduce young children to our animal friends.
The Oakland Tech grad led the Golden Bears to a 10-3 record, a Holiday Bowl blowout win, and a final rank of fourteenth in the nationwide AP poll.
bestof.eastbayexpress.com /bestof/section.php?year=2007§ion=17193   (1025 words)

 Students rattle vendor's cage over Oakland Zoo shirt rights
Specifically, "Oakland Zoo" T-shirts, the kind students at the University of Pittsburgh wear when they rant and rave at basketball games as part of the Pitt-sanctioned Oakland Zoo Fan Club.
Cohen first came to Bonasorte with the Oakland Zoo shirt idea in 2001, after which an artist who works for Bonasorte designed the shirt.
On Nov. 7, 2002, according to the suit, Cohen obtained a trademark registration in Pennsylvania for Oakland Zoo to be placed on shirts for students and alumni.
www.post-gazette.com /neigh_city/20031108oakzoo1108p5.asp   (813 words)

 Plan a-bruin to bring pandas to Oakland Zoo
OAKLAND - City officials trying to enhance Oakland's image on a global scale say a pair of cuddly, furry pandas from China could certainly do the job.
Although Oakland has an agreement with Chinese officials to bring over two pandas, Oakland has not budgeted a penny for the their importation or maintenance.
Chang, Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown and a contingent of zoo executives and animal experts are scheduled to return to China next month, where numerous government permits must still be obtained.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/examiner/archive/2000/03/03/NEWS7624.dtl   (766 words)

 Y2K Terrestrial Zoo
Works with Zoo Planners from each animal group to design the overall park layout and the detailed layout of individual sections of the zoo park.
Zoo Planners and PR Specialists work together to design names and products to be sold in a souvenir shop and a restaurant/snack vendor for their section of the zoo.
Zoo Planners will be evaluated by using the Zoo Planner Rubric.
www.mccsc.edu /~wtamborr/class/y2k.html   (1985 words)

 2001 Oakland Zoo
Oakland, California - The Oakland Zoo (http://www.oaklandzoo.org) hosted Celebrating Elephants on Sunday, May 19th, 2001.
The event is a culmination of festivities planned to raise the awareness of the challenges facing elephants in the wild and in captivity.
The Oakland Zoo presented "Elephants of Samburu", a lecture by elephant researcher George Wittemyer in the Marian Zimmer Auditorium on Thursday, May 17, 2001, at 7:00 p.m.
www.elephanttrust.org /2001oakzoo/2001oakzoo.htm   (300 words)

 UCB Parents Recommendations: Going to the Oakland Zoo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Of course there's also the Oakland Zoo which is a perfect size for a small child with tot sized "amusement park" rides as well.
If you join the Oakland Zoo Club for $45 per year, part of the membership includes free entrance and parking for the year for a family.
The opinions and statements expressed on this page are those of parents who belong to the UC Berkeley Parents Network and should not be taken as a position of or endorsement by the University of California, Berkeley.
parents.berkeley.edu /recommend/places/oaklandzoo.html   (240 words)

You have been chosen to learn about one of the 26 animal that will be living at the new zoo.
Using the Internet and Books you will collect information so that your animal's zoo home will be ready for him or her when they arrive.
Slides from all the students in our class will be combined to make a A 2 Z Zoo Slide Show to present to the zoo committee.
coe.west.asu.edu /students/wduzan/zoo_wq/thezoo_wq1.htm   (760 words)

 NBC11.com - News - Billion-Dollar Pet-Smuggling Business Destroys Ecosystems
But the trafficking in illegal animals can wipe out a species and devastate their ecosystem, which is not a concern for smugglers.
But the parrots and some of the other animals that are found are lucky to end up at the zoo.
And unless smugglers can be stopped, the zoo may be the only place some species will be able to survive.
www.nbc11.com /news/3342526/detail.html   (591 words)

 Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel - Oakland, California Airport - Oakland, CA Hotel
The Hilton Oakland Airport hotel is located on 12 manicured acres, offering a resort-like setting with the convenience of being located a mile away from California's Oakland International Airport and two miles from the BART Transit System.
Should you have some time to spare, the Hilton Oakland Airport hotel is just minutes away from a variety of attractions and destinations:
High speed internet access, cable television, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, and telephone with voice messaging service, data port and modem capabilities are all the amenities you have come to expect from the Hilton Oakland Airport..
www.oaklandairport.hilton.com   (668 words)

 - San Francisco Conservatory Of Music -
Oakland International Airport (OAK) is located across the Bay from San Francisco, about a 45-minute drive, depending on traffic.
It is possible to take Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) from the Oakland Airport to various locations in San Francisco if you are not carrying much luggage.
Hotels located in the popular tourist areas of San Francisco, such as Union Square or Fisherman's Wharf, are more expensive, but allow visitors to conveniently enjoy the many sights of San Francisco while also visiting the Conservatory.
www.sfcm.edu /prospective/visiting.aspx   (1041 words)

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