AZA News Releases

Category: HonAwds

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Announces 2021 Honors and Awards Recipients

Silver Spring, MD (November 17, 2021) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the achievements of over 20 AZA member facilities in the fields of conservation, education, exhibit design, marketing, diversity, green practices, and volunteer engagement during the 2021 AZA Virtual Annual Conference this September. “It is important for AZA and its community to recognize excellence, and that is what our Honors and Award program does,” said AZA President and... Read More
at Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Announces 2020 Honors and Awards Recipients

Silver Spring, MD (September 17, 2020) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the achievements of over 20 AZA member facilities in the fields of conservation, education, research, exhibit design, marketing, diversity, research, and volunteer engagement during the 2020 Virtual AZA Annual Conference this September. “In these unprecedented times, I am glad we could convene and honor the outstanding achievements of the distinguished leaders in our... Read More
at Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Recognizes Dr. Robert Lacy with National Award for Scientific Advancement

SILVER SPRING, Md.  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) at its annual conference in New Orleans announced that Senior Conservation Scientist Emeritus for the Chicago Zoological Society Robert Lacy, Ph.D., has received AZA’s 2019 Devra Kleiman Award for his outstanding scientific research contributions to the fields of conservation genetics and population management. AZA established the award in March 2014 in memory of Devra Kleiman, the Smithsonian’s... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Announces 2019 Honors and Awards Recipients

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the achievements of nearly 30 member facilities in the fields of conservation, education, research, exhibit design, marketing, diversity, and volunteer engagement during the annual AZA conference this September in New Orleans. AZA also recognized two individuals who have demonstrated their passion for wildlife conservation and made significant, ground-breaking contributions to the zoo and aquarium... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Association of Zoos and Aquariums Announces Annual Honors and Awards Recipients

SILVER SPRING, Md.  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the achievements of over 30 member facilities in the fields of conservation, education, research, exhibit design, marketing, sustainability, and volunteer engagement during the annual AZA conference this September in Seattle. AZA also recognized four individuals who have demonstrated their passion for wildlife conservation and made significant, ground-breaking contributions to the zoo and aquarium... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Thursday, October 18, 2018
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