American Association of Zoo Keepers
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
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Join us for our monthly chapter meeting on Zoom, the first Monday of the month at 6:30pm! Message us for the Zoom link on Facebook or at our email address at [email protected]
Training Interest Group
On the second Wednesday of each month, our training interest group meets to watch animal training webinars and discuss our own training goals. All are welcome! We meet at 6pm on Zoom. Message us for the Zoom link on Facebook or at our email address at [email protected]
Who are we?
We are a volunteer organization made up of professional zoo staff from the Sequoia Park Zoo and interested community members who are dedicated to professional animal care and conservation. Read more about us here.
What is AAZK?
The American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is a nonprofit (U.S. 501c3) volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons dedicated to professional animal care and conservation. The mission of the AAZK is to advance excellence in the animal keeping profession, foster effective communication beneficial to animal care, support deserving conservation projects, and promote the preservation of our animal resources and animal life.
Sequoia Park Zoo
Photo credit: Greg Nyquist