The goal of conservation programs at the Phoenix Zoo is to help preserve the diversity of life in nature. We work in both husbandry and research projects on behalf of both wildlife and their natural habitats. In addition, we work with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) Species Survival PlanĀ® (SSP), a cooperative population management program that aims to maintain a healthy and self-sustaining managed population of selected species.

Learn more about the local species conservation projects the Phoenix Zoo is involved in below.