Are you a lover of nature and the natural world around us?  Do you especially love the Chihuahuan Desert and the plants and animals that share it with us?   Then you may want to show your commitment to the conservation of these animals and join us at the Living Desert  Zoo and Gardens State Park and become a SPECIAL FRIEND in the Conservation Circle.


A.D.O.P.T. stands for Animals Depend on People Too.   Would you like to A.D.O.P.T. an Elk, or  Bobcat? It's not very expensive.



You can volunteer for free and your help will be interesting, educational, and very much appreciated.

There are many ways you can help support the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park in Carlsbad, New Mexico. These are a few of the ways we raise money to help the Park.

This site is matained by the Friends of the Living Desert, a non-profit organization

that provides support for the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park.  


Phone: 575-887-5516.

Pictures may be used for educational purposes.  

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We are looking for you!

This is a wonderful way to recognize someone special and help support the Zoo.

Become a Friend  of the Living Desert.   Membership has it privileges. 

        Welcome from the
Friends of the Living Desert