Adult Programs at The Living Desert

Located in Palm Desert and just 15 minutes from Palm Springs, The Living Desert's mission is desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. Click here to become a member. Campers learn about plants and animals, the environment (including our own desert) and what it's like to work at a zoo Quarters for Conservation. Choose a Conservation Project and help protect wild animals and plants around the planet! You can become an important part of The Living Desert's conservation efforts through our Adopt! Program. Brew at the Zoo, Save the Date for the 5th Annual Brew at the Zoo!

Living Desert University

Where do the worlds of conservation and education meet? At Living Desert University (LDU), the Coachella Valley's premier environmental learning center.


The Living Desert is proud to host lectures on many vital environmental issues.