Accreditation and Certification Review September 2023

Listed below are the institutions to be evaluated by the AZA Accreditation Commission for the current accreditation cycle. Inspections for these institutions will take place this Spring/Summer, culminating in a hearing before the Commission in September 2023. 

Anyone wishing to offer comments, positive or negative, should e-mail them to AZA Accreditation Programs at

NOTE: AZA Animal Program Leaders are also encouraged to contact accreditation staff if they have concerns related to animal program participation and/or communication at any of these facilities.

Accreditation Applicants

Bergen County Zoological Park

Brookfield Zoo

Cape May County Park Zoo

Dakota Zoo

Denver Zoo

Dickerson Park Zoo

Emirates Park Zoo

Lincoln Park Zoo

Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Mesker Park Zoo

Miller Park Zoo

Minnesota Zoological Gardens

Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo & Adventure Park

Peoria Zoo

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Potter Park Zoological Gardens

Pueblo Zoo

Racine Zoo

Riverside Discovery Center

Roger Williams Park Zoo

SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium

Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

Topeka Zoo

Toronto Zoo

Tulsa Zoo

Zoo Boise

Certification Applicant

B Bryan Preserve

Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center

Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

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