Coexisting with Carnivores

Coexisting with Carnivores joins Woodland Park Zoo, Issaquah School District and the City of Issaquah as partners to ensure that the region continues to be a livable, sustainable, vibrant community within a matrix of intact natural ecosystems. Through Coexisting with Carnivores, middle school students and Issaquah residents 1) gain knowledge of local carnivores and their roles as part of healthy ecosystems and 2) engage in community-driven learning and problem-solving around issues of human-wildlife interaction in a growing region.

See how students and residents in Issaquah are learning about and coexisting with local carnivores

Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover

Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover, is a program piloted in the 2008-2009 school year, that engages elementary students in developing a deeper understanding of ecosystems and building skills in conducting scientific inquiry.  Ready, Set, Discover is a partnership program with 5th grade classes in Kent School District.

Learn more about Wild Wise: Ready, Set, Discover


Empowers middle school aged youth to become conservation leaders by providing science learning experiences that inspire them to learn, care and act through after school and summer expanded learning opportunities.

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Wild Wise Partners

Wild Wise is a partnership between Woodland Park Zoo and King County area schools to help students develop skills in scientific inquiry. Zoo staff and the Carter Subaru Wild Wise car make visits to King County destinations throughout the school year.