BEAR Awareness Day!
Black Bears and Grizzlies will take
center stage as Big Bear Alpine Zoo joins
other zoos and animal sanctuaries around the country in celebrating the final
day of Bear
Awareness Week. Zoo keepers
will be highlighting the Big Bear Alpine
Zoo’s Black Bears and Grizzlies, Saturday
May 21st with hourly enrichment presentations from 12:00 Noon until 3:00 P.M.
addition to the Bear-centric Keeper
talks, there will be educational activities, games, and crafts for kids of all
ages beginning at 11:00 A.M. and closing at 2:00 P.M. Saturday May 21st come and
celebrate the final day of Bear Awareness Week at the Zoo at 11:00 A.M. until
2:00 P.M. Saturday afternoon.
in Big Bear Lake at 43285 Goldmine Drive, Big
Bear Alpine Zoo opens at 10:00 A.M., closing by 4:00 2:00 P.M. For more information about Bear Awareness Week call (909) 878-4200 or (909) 584-1299.
Big Bear Alpine Zoo is a wildlife
animal sanctuary, rehabilitation and education center founded in 1959 and is
operated and owned by the Big Bear Valley Recreation and Park District.
Friends of the Big Bear Alpine Zoo
was formed in 1989 as a non-profit public benefit corporation whose purpose is
to support the Big Bear Alpine Zoo through: (1) Educating the public regarding
treatment, protection, and conservation of wildlife; (2) Recruiting and
coordinating zoo volunteers; and (3) Fundraising.