Upcoming Events

Monthly Chapter Meeting

Our monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. Our next meeting is March 3 at 6:30pm at Sequoia Park Zoo's Learning Lab. You may enter through Gate C located just south of the main gates. All community members are welcome at the meeting.

Training Interest Group

On the third Tuesday of each month (Feb. 18), our training interest group meets to watch animal training webinars and discuss our own training goals. All are welcome! We meet at 6pm in the Learning Lab and enter through Gate C.

Earth Hour

Stay tuned for our plans for this year's Earth Hour on March 28!

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

Check out our favorite zoo!

Sequoia Park Zoo
3414 W Street
Eureka, CA


Summer hours: Every day 10am-5pm

Winter hours: Monday 12-4pm, Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

See website for more details.

Photo credit: Greg Nyquist