sanctuary property

Information on a Fire on Sanctuary Property

There have been some very recent developments here at the sanctuary and, in our usual transparent manner, we’d like to share some details about what’s currently going on. However, we want to assure you that everyone is safe.  ...

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SEMA Comes For a Visit

We recently had a visit from SEMA, which is the state’s environmental authority that oversees inspections, manages preservation initiatives, and oversees licensing when it comes to natural resources. They have been in the area making plans in the event of fires this season. Recently, there has been a shift in…...

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Beginning to Think About Dry Season

It’s the time of year when we can see the transition from rainy season to dry season on the horizon, which means we need to make the appropriate arrangements for fire readiness in the months to come. One of those changes means cutting lawns everywhere, which includes the grass inside…...

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Scott’s Search For Rana

As we’ve mentioned, Rana has been enjoying having the opportunity to roam back and forth between Yards 4 and 5. Recently, she got so immersed in the vast greenery of Yard 5 that she decided to stay out of sight for the evening. While we generally like to deliver a…...

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Updated Female Asian Habitat Map

Many of you have asked for an updated map of the female Asian habitat that you can use to follow along as we tell stories of where the elephants spend their days. We know that maps can better help you visualize where Lady might be wandering in Yard 5, or…...

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Wildfires and the Elephant Sanctuary Readiness

We are at the very end of the dry season, which goes hand-in-hand with fire watch. Two years ago, a fire reached the sanctuary, destroying about 80% of our land, but we are as prepared as possible for any inevitable fires that will come close. Part of that means putting…...

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