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Brews for Puget Sound Birds

November 20, 2019
5:00PM - 10:00PM
Brews for birds. Beer Star, 4328 6th Ave, Tacoma. Nov. 20

Support our birds

Raise a glass for birds
(and meet zookeepers)
Come help Point Defiance AAZK raise money for local bird conservation! At the event, $1 for every beer will be donated to the Audubon Society!
Point Defiance AAZK
Point Defiance AAZK
Helping wildlife.
The Point Defiance chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers (AAZK) is a group of PDZA staff and volunteers who fundraise for conservation in their free time. Since 2011 we've raised over $25,000!
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Conservation Stories

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Polar Bear Ambassador

It’s a long way from Tacoma, Washington to Churchill, Manitoba: about 1,420 miles as the crow flies, at least eight hours by plane. There’s no road. In icy isolation on Canada’s Hudson Bay, it’s a world away from the lush, evergreen Puget Sound region. The thing the two towns have in common? Polar bears – and a zookeeper who’s passionate about them. Staff biologist Cindy Roberts had her life changed when she traveled to Churchill in 2015 to see polar…

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Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

Calling all teens to save the ocean! Our ocean is in danger – from plastic, pollution, overfishing and climate change. But thanks to a partnership between Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and Seattle Aquarium, local youth can learn and be inspired to help protect it. The Youth Ocean Conservation Summit is a one-day event from 9:30am-4:30pm on February 8, 2020. Held this year at Point Defiance Zoo, it inspires local youth to take action in their communities by creating projects…

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