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If you are a member of the media, please contact us for interviews, images, or additional information.

Erin Scott Senior Manager of Marketing and Public Relations

Phone: 760-346-5694  Email: escott@LivingDesert.org

 

Photo & Video Image Use Policy

Upon entering The Living Desert, you acknowledge and agree that you may be photographed or videotaped and any such image may be used for advertising or commercial purposes (including, but not limited to: social media, print, television, online, website, and promotional purposes) at the discretion of The Living Desert.

 

Media Policies

No person may sell or promote for commercial purpose, any image, video, or other medium taken while visiting The Living Desert without contractual permission granted by The Living Desert. The use of The Living Desert’s facilities for artistic purposes including commercials, TV shows, publication shoots, and model shoots must be approved and scheduled through The Living Desert’s Marketing and Public Relations Department. 

 

Recent Press Releases

Click on the links below to view recent press releases.

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WONDERFULLY WILD LIGHTS SHINE AT THE LIVING DESERT 11/13/18 Read It
LORIKEETS, CAMEL RIDES AND TOTAL ADVENTURE PACKAGE RETURN TO THE LIVING DESERT 11/7/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT TO WELCOME GUESTS WITH EXCITING NEW ENTRANCE 10/22/18 Read It
TIME TO GET DRESSED UP FOR HOWL-O-WEEN AT THE LIVING DESERT 10/16/18 Read It
CELEBRATE LA GRAN FIESTA AT THE LIVING DESERT 10/3/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT RETURNS TO REGULAR PARK HOURS AND REOPENS HIKING TRAILS 9/21/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT CELEBRATES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH FREE ADMISSION FOR CHILDREN ON WEEKENDS SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 15 9/13/18 Read It
SAFARI NIGHTS RETURN TO THE LIVING DESERT ON FRIDAYS IN SEPTEMBER 8/17/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS EARNS COVETED 4-STAR RATING FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR 8/1/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES HISTORIC ANNUAL ATTENDANCE FOR 2017-2018 7/17/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION NAMED LEAD FOR VAQUITA SAFE SPECIES PROGRAM 6/5/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT AND PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM PARTNER TO OFFER MEMBERS FREE SUMMER ADMISSION 5/29/18 Read It
THE COOLEST TOUR IN TOWN THIS SUMMER AT THE LIVING DESERT 5/21/18 Read It
SUMMER FUN BEGINS AN HOUR EARLIER AT THE LIVING DESERT 5/17/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD AND FOUR NEW BOARD TRUSTEES 5/14/18 Read It
TRAVEL TO BOTSWANA WITH THE LIVING DESERT FOR A TRIP OF A LIFETIME 5/7/18 Read It
USA TODAY HONORS THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS WITH 10BEST READERS’ CHOICE TRAVEL AWARD 5/4/18 Read It
JOIN THE LIVING DESERT FOR A CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL TRAIN DAY 4/23/18 Read It
CELEBRATE EARTH DAY AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS 4/10/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT SUPPORTED ‘TORTOISE IN PERIL’ DOCUMENTARY TO PREMIERE IN PRIME TIME APRIL 18 4/5/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT TO HOST SPRING SPEAKER SERIES FOCUSED ON CONSERVATION PROGRAMS 4/3/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT EARNS MULTIPLE HONORS INCLUDING “BEST OF” & “PEOPLE’S CHOICE” AWARDS AT LOCAL ADDY COMPETITION 3/23/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION HONORED WITH FULBRIGHT SPECIALIST AWARD TO INDIA 3/22/18 Read It
CELEBRATE NATIONAL BEER DAY AT THE LIVING DESERT’S BREW AT THE ZOO 3/15/18 Read It
HOP OVER TO THE EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT THE LIVING DESERT 3/7/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT LAUNCHES NEW INTERACTIVE AUDIO TOUR APP 3/1/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS ADDS THREE INDUSTRY VETERANS TO ITS STAFF 2/20/18 Read It
A DREAM COME TRUE AT THE LIVING DESERT’S FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 10 1/29/18 Read It
IT’S AN EARLY SPRING! MOJAVE MAXINE EMERGES AT THE LIVING DESERT 2/1/18 Read It
A DREAM COME TRUE AT THE LVING DESERT’S FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 10 1/29/18 Read It
IT’S A SILVER SAFARI AT THE LIVING DESERT’S 25TH ANNUAL ZOOBILEE! GALA 1/23/18 Read It
STUDENTS INVITED TO PREDICT WHEN MOJAVE MAXINE WILL MAKE HER 2018 DEBUT AT THE LIVING DESERT 1/22/18 Read It
WILDLIFE ARTIST JAMES CORWIN TO HOLD FUNDRAISING POP-UP STUDIO AT THE LIVING DESERT 1/8/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT NOW OFFERS A TOTAL ADVENTURE PACKAGE 1/4/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT IS GIVING THE GIFT OF ADDITIONAL HOURS 12/20/17 Read It
GO MILDLY WILD AND RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT THE LIVING DESERT 12/8/17 Read It
HOLIDAY SPIRIT SHINES AT THE LIVING DESERT’S 25th ANNUAL WILDLIGHTS 11/3/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT UNVEILS NEW, INTERACTIVE LORIKEETS: WINGED WONDERS AVIARY 10/16/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S MOST SPOOKTACULAR WEEKEND OF THE YEAR IS BACK 10/11/17 Read It
JOIN THE HERD AND STAND TALL FOR GIRAFFE AT THE LIVING DESERT 9/15/17 Read It
FREE ADMISSON FOR KIDS ON WEEKENDS AT THE LIVING DESERT’S CELEBRATION OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 15 9/11/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT IS HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THE BIRTH OF A FEMALE GIRAFFE CALF NAMED SHELLIE MUUJIZA 9/8/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT AND TWENTY-NINE PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS PARTNER TO CREATE AWARENESS OF THE VULNERABLE DESERT TORTOISE 8/31/17 Read It
EXPERIENCE THE LIVING DESERT AFTER HOURS DURING SEPTEMBER SAFARI NIGHTS 8/2/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT NAMED ONE OF 10 BEST ZOOS IN U.S. BY CONDE NAST TRAVELER 7/27/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT SETS ANNUAL ATTENDANCE RECORD FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT YEAR 7/17/17 Read It
“PARTY FOR A PORPOISE” AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO & GARDENS’ INTERNATIONAL SAVE THE VAQUITA DAY! 6/30/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT TO OFFER HALF-PRICE ADMISSION AND PARK SPECIALS THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2017 6/28/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S NEWEST GIRAFFE CALF NAMED HAROLD 6/21/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT AND PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM PARTNER TO OFFER MEMBERS FREE SUMMER ADMISSION to Both Establishments 5/30/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT AND U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CELEBRATE THE SIGHTING OF A RARE WESTERN POND TURTLE 5/23/17 Read It
THE COOLEST TOUR IN TOWN TAKES PLACE AT THE LIVING DESERT 5/16/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT CELEBRATES NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS DAY 5/9/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON THE CROSSROADS OF CONSERVATION EXPANSION 5/3/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES THE BIRTH OF A HEALTHY, ADORABLE GIRAFFE CALF 5/2/17 Read It
ALL ABOARD! JOIN THE LIVING DESERT FOR A CELEBRATION OF TRAIN DAY 4/28/17 Read It
LAST CHANCE TO CATCH THE BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT AND CAMEL RIDES TO GO ON HIATUS AT THE LIVING DESERT 4/17/17 Read It
GET CLOSER TO NATURE AND CELEBRATE EARTH DAY AT THE LIVING DESERT 4/13/17 Read It
SPEND A WILD NIGHT AMONG THE WILDLIFE AT THE LIVING DESERT 4/10/17 Read It
IT’S EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA TIME AT THE LIVING DESERT 4/4/17 Read It
BREW AT THE ZOO ON TAP AT THE LIVING DESERT 3/24/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S JAGUAR CUB OFFICIALLY NAMED ‘MEMA’ 3/24/17 Read It
ANNUAL PLANT SALE AT THE LIVING DESERT FEATURES RARE DESERT PLANTS AT DISCOUNTED PRICES 3/13/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT CELEBRATES THE 24TH ANNUAL ZOOBILEE GALA – CHEETAH NIGHTS 3/10/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES BABY JAGUAR NAMING OPPORTUNITY 2/24/17 Read It
TICKETS FOR POPULAR BREW AT THE ZOO AT THE LIVING DESERT ON SALE NOW 2/22/17 Read It
STARRY SAFARI, ZOO CAMP, AND PARK AFTER DARK RETURN TO THE LIVING DESERT 2/15/17 Read It
RUN YOUR TAIL OFF AT THE 3RD ANNUAL CHEETAH RUN AT THE LIVING DESERT 2/13/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST BABY OF 2017 – A JAGUAR CUB! 2/8/17 Read It
“MOJAVE MAXINE” EMERGES AND MAKES IT OFFICIAL: SPRING IS HERE! 2/7/17 Read It
ENTER TO BE A CHEETAH KEEPER FOR A DAY 2/3/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT MOURNS THE LOSS OF TWO AFRICAN WILD DOGS 1/31/17 Read It
STUDENTS INVITED TO PREDICT WHEN SPRING WILL ARRIVE BY GUESSING MOJAVE MAXINE’S DEBUT AT THE LIVING DESERT 1/30/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT PRESENTS ITS 24TH ANNUAL ZOOBILEE GALA: CHEETAH NIGHTS 1/24/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT TO CELEBRATE FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 11 1/23/17 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES LINE UP FOR NEW CONCERTS FOR CONSERVATION SERIES 1/4/17 Read It

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