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Media Contact

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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TOTAL ADVENTURE PACKAGE AVAILABLE NOW AT THE LIVING DESERT 11/15/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS EARNS GUIDESTAR’S HIGHEST SEAL OF TRANSPARENCY 11/7/19 Read It
GET READY FOR A HOWLING GOOD TIME AT THE LIVING DESERT’S HOWL-O-WEEN 10/11/19 Read It
CELEBRATE LA GRAN FIESTA AT THE LIVING DESERT 9/30/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES NEW PARK HOURS AND REOPENS HIKING TRAILS 9/24/19 Read It
EXPLORE SAFARI NIGHTS AT THE LIVING DESERT ON FRIDAYS IN SEPTEMBER 8/26/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT NAMED BEST ZOO IN AMERICA BY 24/7 WALL STREET 8/15/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT'S ANNUAL ATTENDANCE GROWS FOR 6TH YEAR IN A ROW 7/23/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT INVITES THE PUBLIC TO HELP NAME FEMALE AFRICAN WILD DOG PUPPY 6/27/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S AFRICAN WILD DOG PUPPIES ARE HEALTHY AND THRIVING AT ONE MONTH OLD 5/24/19 Read It
JOIN TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE EARTH DAY AT THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS 4/17/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ANNOUNCES NAME FOR THE NEWEST GIRAFFE CALF – VICKI LOU 4/8/19 Read It
IT’S AN EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT THE LIVING DESERT 4/2/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT IS ELATED TO ANNOUNCE THE BIRTH OF A FEMALE GIRAFFE CALF 3/22/19 Read It
THE TWENTY-NINE PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS & THE LIVING DESERT PARTNER TO HOST FREE DESERT WILDLIFE CELEBRATION 2/27/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS TO HOST ITS ANNUAL CONSERVATION-FOCUSED SPEAKER SERIES 2/25/19 Read It
BREW AT THE ZOO ON TAP AT THE LIVING DESERT 2/1/19 Read It
JOIN THE LIVING DESERT IN CELEBRATING FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16 1/31/19 Read It
LET SPRING BEGIN! MOJAVE MAXINE EMERGES AT THE LIVING DESERT 1/30/19 Read It
IT’S A PARTY IN THE OUTBACK AT THE LIVING DESERT’S ANNUAL ZOOBILEE GALA 1/24/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT’S BREW AT THE ZOO IN PALM DESERT TICKETS ON SALE NOW 1/14/19 Read It
STUDENTS INVITED TO PREDICT WHEN MOJAVE MAXINE WILL MAKE HER 2019 DEBUT AT THE LIVING DESERT 1/3/19 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT EXTENDS HOURS THROUGH NEW YEAR’S EVE 12/26/18 Read It
THE LIVING DESERT ZOO AND GARDENS ACCEPTED INTO THE INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE 12/20/18 Read It
WILDLIGHTS AT THE LIVING DESERT TO SPARKLE NIGHTLY STARTING WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 19TH 12/18/18 Read It
CRUISE INTO THE NEW YEAR AT THE LIVING DESERT’S MILDLY WILD ‘50s SOCK-HOP CELEBRATION 12/5/18 Read It
ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS ANNOUNCE 1 MILLION CARDS CAMPAIGN TO HELP SAVE THE VAQUITA PORPOISE FROM EXTINCTION 12/3/18 Read It
CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL CHEETAH DAY AT THE LIVING DESERT ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 11/27/18 Read It
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
EXPERIENCE THE LIVING DESERT AFTER HOURS DURING SEPTEMBER SAFARI NIGHTS 8/2/18 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
IT’S AN EARLY SPRING! MOJAVE MAXINE EMERGES AT THE LIVING DESERT 2/1/18 Read It
A DREAM COME TRUE AT THE LIVING DESERT’S FAIRYTALES & FROG DAY FEBRUARY 10 1/29/18 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