From Wildlife Habitat to the Big Bear Alpine Zoo

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Big Bear, CA, March 29, 2014 - In 1959 a forest fire engulfed the San Bernardino National Forest and in the aftermath, several injured animals were found that required care. A makeshift hospital and rehabilitation area called the Wildlife Habitat was set up where the zoo is currently located. Two bobcats and an orphaned baby black bear were the … [Read more...]

Boo In The Zoo

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 18, 2012, 6am - This Halloween parents are invited to bring their children all dressed for Halloween fun to enjoy a thrilling ghost and goblin adventure. Boo in the Zoo is from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, October 27 at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo. There will be costume contests for the children, arts and crafts projects, and … [Read more...]

Blues For The Zoo Brings Music To The Mountains

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 25, 2012, 3:00pm - Blues For The Zoo, a fundraiser for the Big Bear Lake Moonridge Animal Park is set for Saturday, August 4 at the Swim Beach Outdoor Amphitheater. The afternoon of music from 3 to 7:30pm will feature C.J. Chenier, Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, and Alvin Youngblood Hart. The gates open at 1pm and … [Read more...]

Boo In The Zoo: Bring A Pumpkin For A Bear!

Big Bear, Ca, October 27, 2011, 12:00pm - This weekend children of all ages can go trick or treating at the Moonridge Animal Park.  The 10th annual “Boo in the Zoo” will take place on Saturday, October 29th from 1:00 to 5:00pm.  Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in costume, and take part in the costume parade and contest.  The event … [Read more...]

Moonridge Animal Park Hosts Wolf Awareness Day

Big Bear, Ca, October 14, 2011, 12:00pm - Tomorrow is Wolf Awareness Day at the Moonridge Animal Park.  The Zoo volunteers and staff will dispel myths about wolves and inform attendees of their importance within the circle of life.  There will be arts and crafts activities for children, giving them the chance to make a hand puppet or a wolf … [Read more...]

Celebrate Native American Heritage At Feast Of The Harvest Moon

Fawnskin, CA, October 14, 2011, noon – The tradition of celebrating Native American culture and legacy continues at the Big Bear Discovery Center in Fawnskin. The National Forest Association’s Feast of the Harvest Moon will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 10am - 3pm. A day of fun and education is planned for families to experience … [Read more...]

Friends Of The Moonridge Zoo Docent Program Expands

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 15,2011, 8:00am - The Friends of the Moonridge Zoo is looking for volunteers who appreciate being around wildlife to become Docents at Big Bear’s animal park. The docent educational program is expanding and will now offer monthly one day comprehensive workshops, where you can become a docent and help support the … [Read more...]

Blues For The Zoo Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 1, 2011, noon - This year’s Blues for the Zoo benefit concert will take place on Saturday, August 6th. The concert features three of Chicago’s great blues guitarists and will help raise money for Moonridge Animal Park’s rehabilitation programs for orphaned and injured alpine wildlife. Singer-songwriter Brother Yusef … [Read more...]

5th Annual Photo Contest At Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 12, 2011, noon- The 5th Annual Photography Contest at the Moonridge Animal Park is this Saturday May 14, 2011. The contest offers unique opportunities to take pictures of animals in the park. Everyone who enters the contest will get a tour of the park in advance. Photographer Bill Young will offer a pre-contest orientation … [Read more...]

Docents Needed At Moonridge Animal Park

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 11, 2011, noon - The Friends of the Moonridge Zoo is looking for volunteers who appreciate being around wildlife to become Docents at Big Bear’s animal park. Docent’s assist and provide information to park visitors, they provide help during special events, prepare food in the animal kitchen, work at the gift shop or … [Read more...]

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