Oakland Zoo actively supports several conservation projects in Latin America. Below are a list of programs we currently support.
Project Tamarin is a multidisciplinary conservation program that combines field research with educational and community programs, to make the conservation of natural resources economically feasible for local communities in Colombia.
These beautiful, yellow and black amphibians are found in mountainous regions of Panama and are are classified as Critically Endangered by The World Conservation Union (IUCN) due to habitat loss and the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus.
The Oakland Zoo supports ARCAS financially and by volunteering the time of its conservationists and teens to help in onsite activities. The ARCAS Wild Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is situated on 45 hectares of forested land on Lago Peten Itza of Guatemala. The 3.75 million acre Maya Biosphere Reserve in Northern Guatemala's Peten region is the largest intact tropical rainforest in Central America.
In the Field N. America
In the Field Africa
In the Field Asia
In the Field L. America
Project Golden Frog
In the Field Global
The Green Zoo