In the News
Grand Valley Zoological Quest Prepares to Open Fruita Nature Center. KREX News; October 23, 2013
Children’s Nature Exhibit to open November in Fruita. Grand Junction Free Press; September 6, 2013; http://www.postindependent.com/news/grandjunction/7980242-113/center-fruita-nature-zone
Fruita may get its own zoo! The Free Press; April 12, 2013 . http://www.gjfreepress.com/article/20130412/COMMUNITY_NEWS/130419977&parentprofile=search
Mesa County Partners welcomes exotic animals http://www.kjct8.com/news/Mesa-County-Partners-welcomes-exotic-animals/-/163152/19649122/-/wph658z/-/index.html
Help open a local zoo with a click of mouse; KJCT News 8; March 15, 2013
Zoological center coming to Fruita;Wed 11:12 PM, Jan 23, 2013; http://www.nbc11news.com/localnews/headlines/Zoological-center-coming-to-Fruita-188157071.html
Grand Valley Zoo Discussion Continues; Dec. 6, 2012 http://www.krextv.com/news/around-the-region/Grand-Valley-Zoo-Discussion-Continues-182282541.html
Local Nonprofit Raises Money for Zoo; Oct 20, 2012 http://www.krextv.com/news/around-the-region/Local-Nonprofit-Raises-Money-for-a-Zoo-175092031.html
ZooQuest looks forward to growing in the future; 10/11/2012 http://fruitatimes.com/2012/10/zooquest-looks-forward-to-growing-in-the-future/
Shelledy kids read a lot, make principal kiss snake; 10/11/2012 http://fruitatimes.com/?s=zoo
Zoological Quest hoping to bring center in Fruita; Wed 7:42 AM, Jul 11, 2012http://www.nbc11news.com/home/headlines/Zoological_Quest_hoping_to_bring_center_in_Fruita_156880245.html
A zoo for all; Beacon Jul 30, 2012 http://beaconseniornews.com/news/2012/jul/30/zoo-all/
Zoo supporters to have Arts and Crafts Fair; June 1, 2012 http://www.gjsentinel.com/entertainment/articles/zoo-supporters-to-have-arts-and-crafts-fair
http://www.krextv.com/news/around-the-region/Zoorific-156880795.html Jam Packed Family Fun at the Zooriffic Fair, KREX News Room;Jun 2, 2012 at 11:26 PM MDT
Zoo Supporter to have Arts and Crafts Fair June 2nd, by Tammy Gemaehlich; the Daily Sentinel Out & About, June 1, 2012, page9.
It'll be a zoo by Brenda Evers; Fruita Times, May 31,2012, page 6.
Animals Show Off At "EdZOOcation Day"
Fruita-‘Boo at the Zoo’ was great day for all kidsI would like to thank Dinosaur Journey Museum and the Grand Valley Zoological Center for hosting “Boo at the Zoo” recently. It was one of the best science-based exhibits I have seen in the valley. With a two-year-old, I’m always searching for hands-on educational activities he can enjoy.Many science experiments are designed for older kids, but Boo at the Zoo had a spectrum of tactile games and demonstrations that kids of all ages could enjoy. It was well designed and thoughtfully laid out. There were numerous, very knowledgeable volunteers who enriched the experience.Kudos to everyone who helped make for a wonderful event that my son has been talking about ever since.BECKY RANEY
October 4,2011 Interview with KEKB's Mackenzie Dodge
Denver Youngster Funding GJ Zoo Himself. So far, it's $136.00 and counting. That is how much money 10-year-old Denver youngster Jake Vickery has earned so far, and it's all going to efforts trying to bring...
June 28, 2011 Sneak Peek at the Zoo
June 22, 2011 guest speaker at the Downtown Rotary Club
May 24, 2011-Dual Immersion Elementary- Parrots of the World
May 16-17- Ute Water's Annual Water Festival- Lunchtime in the Wetlands.
May 13, 2011- East Middle School's Enrichment Class, What does it take to build a Rain Forest?Grand Valley is due for a Zoo April 20, 2011
Saturday April 16th, Southwest Arbor Fest, Parrots, plant life cycle, animal sorting, and Armadillo Jump.
Zoo Quest Takes over Dinosaur Museum; The Fruita Times, Thursday, April 14, 2011.
Saturday April 9th, EdZoocation at Dinosaur Journey. Plant & animal life cycles, feathered dinosaurs, animals in motion, parrots, reptiles, animal classification, animal camouflage, and animal jump.
Saturday April 2, 2011 Spring Enrichment for School District 51: Parrots of the World, animal classification, animal defense and adaptations, dinosaurs and feathers.
Friday March 18th, Bookcliff Activity Center, Parrots of the World & Animal Classification.
Thursday March 10th, Life Academy, Parrots of the World.
Thursday February 24th, 2011. Clifton Elementary. Rain Forests of the World.
February, 18th. Regional Science Fair. Mesa State College.
Thursday February, 24th, 2011. Clifton Elementary. Animal Camouflage.
Thursday January 27th, 2011. Caprock Academy High School, Parrots of the World.
Wednesday January 19, 2011 Clifton Elementary, Animal Classification Class.
January 17th, 2011. City Leaders Discuss Proposed Zoo.
January 17th, 2011. Grand Valley Zoo Talk Continues
January 17th, 2011J Zoo Possibly Coming To Grand Junction
City Council Meets With Zoological Quest
Wednesday January 5, 2011. News Channel 5
Tuesday January 4, 2011 News Channel 5
Tuesday, December 7th, presentation on The Amazon for MESA (Math, Engineering, Science, and Achievement) fundraiser at Barnes and Noble, 4-5:00 pm.
Saturday November 6th, Meet and Greet at PETCO, 2464 US Highway 6, Grand Junction, CO 81505 (970) 241-8340
The Daily Sentinel, October 31, 2010; page 2, Tropical Rain Forest in Junction
Saturday October 30th, Meet and Greet at PETCO, 2464 US Highway 6, Grand Junction, CO 81505 (970) 241-8340
Friday, October 15, interview with KKCO Channel 11.
Wednesday October 27th, Parrot Education at West Middle School.
Grand Valley Zoological Quest launched their fundraising/community support campaign Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Western Slope Animal Expo. The WSAE was held at The Mesa County Fair Grounds from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.