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Support the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Gifts to the Zoo Society support the mission of PDZA by providing resources for the Zoo’s recreation, education and conservation programs, its animal collections, and its permanent and temporary exhibitions.
Every Drop Counts
Gifts designated to the new Pacific Seas Aquarium will support the new species, the exhibits they will be living in and the state-of-the-art programming. Individual gifts of $1,000 or more will be featured on the donor wall inside the aquarium.
Gifts designated toward Education efforts support programs not only connect the community to animals and nature but it also connects our youth to conservation engagement and educational programming that defines our Zoo & Aquarium’s mission and vision.
Gifts designated to Shark Conservation will support the protection of sharks worldwide through local and international conservation projects and innovative education programs.
Gifts designated to this fund will support the needs of the animal ambassadors living here at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. These needs include food, enrichments, exhibitory enhancements and healthcare.
Gifts designated to the general conservation fund support many initiatives managed by a committee focused on Species Survival Plans, environmental and more.
Gifts designated to this fund support a variety of projects, animals, operational support and any other needs that arise outside of the budgeted expenditures of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium.
Gifts designated to Tiger Conservation will support anti-poaching patrols and community education efforts in Sumatra as well as continuing the Species Survival Plan for this species. It will also help save their forest habitat, increasingly threatened by the production of non-sustainable palm oil. Learn about how PDZA has taken a leadership role in their “Paws for the Cause” campaign giving community members a voice to ask companies to produce palm oil using more wildlife-friendly methods to protect tigers and other Southeast Asian wildlife.