The Merced Zoological Society exists to support and advocate on behalf of the animals at Applegate Park Zoo. The society aims to educate and inspire the local community through outreach events, volunteer activities, and fundraising to make the zoo a more animal-centric space.
Quick Facts About the Society:
The Merced Zoological Society, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, supports the City of Merced in the continued growth and management of the zoo.
We were established in 1962
We are always looking for volunteers to help with zookeeping activities and volunteering for the Merced Zoological Society.
We have monthly meetings that are open to the public
100% of the donations to the Merced Zoological Society goes back to the zoo, nowhere else!