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Conservation Society of California and Oakland Zoo

Course Description

Conservation Society of California - Oakland Zoo is offering the UC Climate Stewards certification course and the California Naturalist certification course in Alameda County.

UC California Naturalist Certification

Dates: September 30 - November 18, 2023

Fees: $200

Delivery Mode: In-Person

Contact: Ashley Terry, aterry@oaklandzoo.org



UC Climate Stewards Certification

The Conservation Society of California and Oakland Zoo's UC Climate Stewards Certification Course will integrate locally relevant themes of the conservation of native plants and animals, environmental justice, and community stewardship. Through guest speakers, field trips, and activities we will learn about and discuss principles and practice towards increasing community and ecosystem resilience to disappearing species, creating equitable and equal access to natural landscapes, and Taking Action for Wildlife. You receive University of California certification as a UC Climate Steward upon completion of all course requirements.  

Dates: TBA

Location: Alameda County, Oakland Zoo

Contact: Ashley Terry, aterry@oaklandzoo.org

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Organization Description: The Oakland Zoo is managed by the Conservation Society of California (CSC), a non-profit organization leading an informed and inspired community to take action for wildlife locally and globally. With over 25 partners and projects worldwide, the CSC is committed to conservation-based education and saving species and their habitats in the wild. Oakland Zoo is dedicated to the humane treatment of animals and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), the national organization that sets the highest standards for animal welfare for zoos and aquariums.