Check out Zoo To You in “READER’S DIGEST”

Unlike other diplomats, Thunder the bald eagle doesn’t rely on words to get his point across—his glare is enough. The victim of an oil spill and electrocution, the raptor makes more than 100 appearances a year across America as a representative of our national bird. Thunder’s injuries prevent his return to the wild, so the 11-year-old lives at Conservation Ambassadors, a California nonprofit refuge that houses permanently impaired animals and advocates for protecting their kind in the wild. “People care about animals, but it can take a kick in the butt to get them to act,” says David Jackson, the organization’s CEO and one of the spokesbird’s favorite handlers. “After meeting Thunder, everyone wants to help save them.” READ MORE






ZOO TO YOU . . .

Over a million California School children have experienced our unique style of education blended with live animals, relevant story telling and a fun, enlightening message.  These children have grown into informed, caring adults who still call and write us about how much they enjoyed our programs and want us to teach their kids as well. They now see the natural world as an important and integral part of their life.

Zoo to You brings education and adventure together to create an unforgettable learning experience.

Phone: 805-391-0604

toll-free (888) ECOTUDE
fax: 805-237-7778


The Empassioners video.


david jackson of conservation ambassadors and zoo to you in paso robles with jasmine the tiger

We will bring amazing animal ambassadors to your school, church or civic event.

Our programs are both entertaining and educational – and feature some of the most beautiful and exotic animals you can imagine.

Conservation Ambassadors is a rescue zoo and your donations go directly to their care.  

great horn owl at conservation ambassadors and zoo to you

Conservation Ambassadors was formed teach learners of all ages to make informed decisions about the world of tomorrow. Based on years of experience teaching  through Zoo To You and Wildlife On Wheels. We have developed highly entertaining and informative programs that teach students about our interdependence with nature.  We empassion and empower our audience to take action for wild places and wild things!

Zoo To You in Paso Robles is now open for tours!

Now you can get a behind-the-scenes look at the rescue center and meet the animals up close getting a once in a lifetime experience.  Our outreach programs usually include 5-7 animal ambassadors – coming to our rescue zoo allows you to visit them all!  You can meet Jasmine the tiger, Morrocco the African Crested Porcupine, Nyambe the Black and White Ruffed Lemur and hundreds of other amazing animals that call THE ZOO home in Paso Robles California.

desert magic show from zoo to you


Our presentations are an adventure in education!

• For a description of presentations, click here.

• To Meet the staff at ZOO TO YOU click here

• To learn more about our Animal Ambassadors click here