Virtual Fundraising!

Our annual Arts for the Animals fundraiser has gone virtual this year! Our hand-made and paw-made crafts are available through our Facebook album. Click here to shop! Thanks for supporting our chapter's mission with your purchases. You can also purchase some of our items in the Sequoia Park Zoo's newly renovated gift shop!

Upcoming Events

Chapter Meeting

Join us for our monthly chapter meeting on Zoom on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at 6:30pm! We will vote in the board member elections. Email us at for the link.

Training Interest Group

On the third 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. Email us at for the link.

International Coastal Cleanup Day

International Coastal Cleanup Day is happening every Saturday in September this year. Join our chapter for a socially distant beach cleanup on Sunday, September 27. Supplies provided. We will meet at the first parking lot in Samoa, at the power poles at 10am and wrap up at 12pm.

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

Hours: Tues-Sun 10am-5pm

See website for more details.

Photo credit: Greg Nyquist