Conservation at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is proud to participate in wildlife conservation projects here at the Zoo, across the United States and around the globe. Most of these efforts are directly tied to the animals here at the Zoo.

Funding for conservation comes from private donations raised through the Point Defiance Zoological Society and the Point Defiance AAZK (American Association of Zoo Keepers) Chapter.

Conservation Projects

Each year, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium contributes to conservation projects locally and around the world.

Learn more about these projects and how you can contribute.

Climate Change

Learn about climate change and how we are partnering with other organizations to help polar bears and other wildlife.

Green Team

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is dedicated to operating with green practices. The Zoo's Green Team recommends best practices in conservation and works to include environmentally-responsible policies in all Zoo operations.