The June 2017 Sustainability Designations list for AZA Animal Programs is now available! Please visit the Animal Programs Resources section of the AZA website to download the full listing.
The following AZA SAFE projects are still in need of project coordinators! For more information about a specific project, use the designated email address listed with each AZA SAFE species.
Registration is now open for the remainder of our 2017 courses! These are some of our most popular courses of the year so register early to secure your space for your preferred session. Early registrants will also catch our most discounted rate to attend! For more information and to register, visit the website.
Interested in taking one of AZA's Professional Development courses in the next year? Apply for a scholarship to cover your costs. Visit the website to learn more and apply by July 15th.
Please visit the AZA calendar to find the current list of workshops, meetings, and training opportunities that are of interest to Animal Program participants and other zoo and aquarium professionals. To add to this list, please email AZA's Conservation, Management & Welfare Sciences Department.
Aimee Greenebaum, Monterey Bay Aquarium
DEER, MEXICAN RED BROCKET
Megan Tedeschi, Bergen County Zoological Park
Heather Anderson, Smithsonian National Zoological Park
OTTER, ASIAN SMALL-CLAWED
Sarah Duncan, Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden
Audrey Walker, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium
Find applications and instructions regarding vacancies in the Animal Program Handbooks. Applications are due August 1, 2017, unless otherwise noted. For a full list of available Program Leader positions, visit the Current Program Leader Vacancies page.
Please send application materials to Chris Hamlin Andrus, Marsupial and Monotreme TAG Chair.
Please send application materials to Lisa Smith, Wild Cattle and Camelid TAG Chair.
DOVE, GREY-CAPPED EMERALD
Please send application materials to Chelle Plasse, Columbiformes TAG Chair.
Please send application materials to Gil Myers, Caprinae TAG Chair.
Please send application materials to Paul Schutz, Coraciiformes TAG Chair.
Please note that all documents are available for download on the Program's page found by logging in and searching the Animal Programs Database.
Frog, Golden Harlequin
Monkey, Allen’s Swamp
Pigeon, Green-naped Pheasant
Rattlesnake, Santa Catalina Island
Snake, Eastern Indigo
Armadillo, Six Banded
Beetle, American Burying
Sheep, Desert Bighorn
Turtle, Keeled Box
All announcements for the monthly Animal Programs Update should be submitted to the AZA Conservation, Management & Welfare Sciences Department by the 25th of the prior month.