Posts Categorized: News

AAZK Statement on Ukrainian Zoos

AAZK condemns Russia’s unprovoked military actions against Ukraine and stands with the people and fellow animal care professionals of Ukraine.  As the wartime conditions continue to ravage their homes, keepers work to provide the best care possible for…

AAZK Announces new Diversity Committee

The AAZK Board of Directors is pleased to announce the formation of the AAZK Diversity Committee. Read more about the goals and objectives of the AAZK Diversity Committee here.

Project Dragonfly

OXFORD, Ohio (Sept. 1, 2021) – Miami University’s Project Dragonfly is accepting applications now through early 2022 for graduate courses and master’s degrees that offer extraordinary experiences through zoos and botanical gardens in the United States and in…

Latin American Paises Emergentes Membership

AAZK and the IOC are excited to announce a new level of membership available to animal care professionals in Latin America. This goal of this membership is to provide a more attainable financial membership to our colleagues in…

AAZK Covid-19 Updates

Please check the  COVID-19-AAZK-Updates frequently which contain a summary of animal information and AAZK Activities and Programs, that may be affected by the pandemic.

New 30th Anniversary AAZK BFR T-Shirts

Designed by Peppermint Narwhal with a “breakout” rhino on front and back, these shirts commemorate 30 years of the highly successful AAZK Bowling for Rhinos program which has raised over 8.2 million dollars. The shirts are available in…

New AAZK Trees for You and Me Merchandise

AAZK Trees for You and Me products are now available in the AAZK Shop. 100% of the profits from the sale of TFYM merchandise will go towards the AAZK TFYM Habitat Reforestation Grant