AZA Annual Conference (Indiana)

Posted by Elizabeth Alton on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

In 2012, AZA-accredited institutions provided $160 million in support of approximately 2,700 conservation projects in more than 115 countries. Additionally, zoo and aquarium scientists contribute to hundreds of conservation, biology, and veterinary science publications. AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums are leaders in the protection of endangered species. Twenty years ago, AZA established the Species Survival Plan Program™ (SSP), which is a long-term plan involving conservation breeding, habitat preservation, public education, field conservation, and supportive research to ensure survival for many of the planet’s threatened and endangered species.

Currently, AZA members are involved in 319 SSPs working on behalf of 590 species. The 2017 conference is scheduled for September 9 – 13, 2017 in Indiana.

To learn more or sign up when registration becomes available, watch the AZA website.

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