AZA News Releases

Category: Accreditation

Six More Facilities Granted Accreditation by AZA Accreditation Commission, Completing Fall 2022 Cycle

Silver Spring, Md. (September 22 , 2022) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) independent Accreditation Commission (the Commission) met virtually this week to complete its Fall 2022 cycle of reviewing accreditation applications for AZA accreditation. The AZA accreditation process includes a detailed application and a meticulous on-site, multiple-day inspection by an independent team of expert zoological professionals. The inspecting team analyzes all aspects of the... Read More
at Thursday, September 22, 2022

24 Facilities Granted Most Prestigious Zoological Accreditation by AZA Accreditation Commission

Silver Spring, Md. (September 1 , 2022) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) independent Accreditation Commission (the Commission) met to review applications for AZA accreditation at the AZA’s Annual Conference held this year in Baltimore, Maryland. The AZA accreditation process includes a detailed application and a meticulous, on-site, multiple-day inspection by an independent team of expert zoological professionals. The inspecting team analyzes all aspects of... Read More
at Thursday, September 1, 2022

AZA Accreditation Commission Grants Accreditation to 21 Facilities

Silver Spring, Md. (April 27, 2022) – Last week, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) independent Accreditation Commission (the Commission) met to review applications for AZA accreditation. The accreditation process includes a detailed application and a meticulous, on-site, multiple-day inspection by an independent team of trained zoological professionals. The inspecting team observes all aspects of the facility’s operation, including animal welfare and well-being;... Read More
at Wednesday, April 27, 2022

AZA Board Upholds Accreditation Commission Denial of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium’s Accreditation

In October, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) independent Accreditation Commission (the Commission) reviewed and denied the accreditation application of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, which subsequently appealed the Commission’s decision to the AZA Board of Directors. Yesterday, the AZA Board met and upheld the Commission’s decision denying accreditation to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The AZA Board of Directors issued the following statement: “After... Read More
at Tuesday, December 14, 2021

AZA Accreditation Commission Grants Accreditation to 22 Facilities

The Montreal Biodome returns following extensive renovations. Silver Spring, MD ( November 11, 2021) – Over the past three weeks, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) independent Accreditation Commission (the Commission) met virtually, three times, to review applications for AZA accreditation. The accreditation process includes a detailed application and a meticulous, on-site, multiple-day inspection by an independent team of trained zoological professionals. The... Read More
at Thursday, November 11, 2021
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