AZA News Releases

Category: Research

AZA Selects Nine Projects to Receive Conservation Grant Funding with Support from the Disney Conservation Fund

Grants totaling just under $220K will support research and conservation initiatives around the world Silver Spring, Maryland (October 31, 2022) – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has awarded Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) grants totaling $219,432 to nine research and conservation projects led by AZA members. Established in 1984, the CGF is a competitive grants program that supports AZA members' and their partners' cooperative conservation-related scientific... Read More
at Monday, October 31, 2022

Association of Zoos & Aquariums Announces Annual Honors and Awards Recipients

SILVER SPRING, Md.   – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) recognized the achievements of over 25 member facilities in the fields of conservation, education, research, exhibit design, marketing, sustainability, and volunteer engagement during the annual AZA conference this September in Indianapolis.  AZA also honored two individuals who have demonstrated their passion for wildlife conservation and made significant, ground-breaking contributions to the zoo and... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Thursday, September 28, 2017

2016 Report Shows AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums’ Record-Breaking Contribution to Wildlife Conservation

SILVER SPRING, Md.  – The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) announced that AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums contributed over $216 million last year to wildlife conservation, exceeding the $200 million dollar mark for the first time. AZA’s  2016 Annual Report on Conservation and Science and accompanying Highlights document show that AZA-accredited zoos and aquarium funded an extensive range of projects benefiting over 800 species and subspecies in 127... Read More
Posted by Ashley Jones at Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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