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Who we are:

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers is just one of many chapters around the country. The American Assocation of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) is a 501c3 organization that is dedicated to advancing the professional development of zoo professionals, and allows members to support and bring attention to conservation projects on both the local level and the global level.

Please check out our upcoming events, and updates about what we have been up to! 

Our Mission:  

To be leaders in animal care and promote conservation action

Our Objectives:
-Support the exchange of knowledge between zoo professionals
-Make meaningful contributions to wildlife conservation locally and globally
-Exemplify the mission and core values of Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
-Educate others on why and how to protect the natural world

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Special thank you to LaBorde Coble, Gina Ballerino, and all others who have contributed photos to our website

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