Accreditation and Certification Review August 2022

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 August 2022. 

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

African Safari Wildlife Park
Alaska SeaLife Center
Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum
Birmingham Zoo
Brandywine Zoo
Buffalo Zoo
Capron Park Zoo
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Detroit Zoo
Elmwood Park Zoo
Great Plains Zoo
Girzzly & Wolf Discovery Center
Lake Superior Zoo
Lee Richardson Zoo
Lincoln Children's Zoo
Little Rock Zoo
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanical Garden
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Oregon Zoo
Red River Zoo
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Rolling Hills Zoo
Santa Ana Zoo
Scovill Zoo
SEA LIFE Aquarium at Legoland 
SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium
SeaWorld San Antonio
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Toronto Zoo
Trevor Zoo
Turtle Back Zoo
the Wilds
Wildlife Safari
Wonders of Wildlife

Certification Applicants

Duke University Lemur Center
Endangered Wolf Center
Rivendale Wildlife Sanctuary

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