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BDOG 2022 Thank You

Thank you so much for your support of the Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary during the Big Day of Giving 2022 on May 5th.  With your help, we raised ...

Jr Zookeeper Camp

Caring for animals is a fun, rewarding, and sometimes messy job! Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary Junior Zookeeper Camp is a hands-on “what it’s like to care for animals” experience. Campers ...

Docent Training

We're excited to announce the return of our long-awaited Docent Training Class! The class begins February 14 and continues through March 21. Classes are held Mondays from 9 a.m. to ...

Betty White Challenge

The results are in! Thanks to the compassion and support of our community, Friends of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary received over $1,000 in donations through the #BettyWhiteChallenge campaign. The animals ...

Wild Nights and Holiday Lights 2021

Thank you to all who helped make the return of this beloved event so successful. Wishing you the best in 2022 from the Friends of the Folsom Zoo Board!

Beary Good News in 2022

The Folsom Zoo Sanctuary announced today they are happy to officially introduce the zoo sanctuary's newest resident, Olive. Olive may be small, but her personality is big! She was orphaned ...

40th Anniversary Year

As we wrap up our 40th anniversary year, the "Friends" organization would like to wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy New Year.  Your support over the past ...

Wild Nights and Holiday Light 2021

The Magic of Wild Nights and Holiday Lights returns to the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary this holiday season. Bring the whole family as the Zoo Sanctuary comes to life under ...

Thanksgiving for the Animals

Join us for our annual tradition of a very special celebration for the animals Thanksgiving Morning, November 25, 2021 from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Watch as the Zoo Sanctuary animals receive ...

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