Big Bear, CA, May 15th, 2016 – Both 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 zoo’s black bears and grizzlies on Saturday, May 21 with hourly enrichment presentations from 12 noon until 3 PM.
In addition to the bear-centric keeper talks, there will be educational activities, games, and crafts for kids of all ages from 11 am to 2 pm.
Come and celebrate the final day of Bear Awareness Week at the Big Bear Alpine Zoo on May 21 st from 11 am to 3 pm. Big Bear Alpine Zoo is located at 43285 Goldmine Drive in Big Bear Lake. The zoo will be open from 10 am to 4 pm.
For more information on Bear Awareness Week call (909) 878-4200 or (909) 584-1299. The 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.
The 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.