Aquarium & Zoo Facilities Association

Welcome to the AZFA website! 

The AZFA is a non profit organization made up of facility professionals from aquariums, zoos and similar animal conservation facilities from across the country and abroad.  Our members range from architects, engineers and management personnel, to tradesmen, animal keepers, grounds and housekeeping staff as well as other professionals that are responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of animal habitats, facilities and related equipment. 

Renewing your membership?  Thanks for your continued support of the AZFA!  Check out this guide to help you through the process for making a payment online.

Have multiple members, and want to quickly and easily renew them all at the same time?  Contact John Kanzia at about setting up a membership bundle.

Save the Date!

2016 AZFA Conference
October 16-20
Omaha, NE

Hosted by Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium

Presenting Sponsor

Program Sponsor

Conference Information

2016 AZFA Conference Agenda Final (10/5/16)
Agenda At A Glance Final (9/23/16)
Session and Presenter Overview (9/23/16)
Conference Hotel Information
Attendee Registration Form
Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsor Registration Form

2016 Election Materials
See who's running, and learn more about the candidates.  Absentee ballots are available if you won't be able to make it to the business meeting at the annual conference.  Absentee ballots must be received by 3:30 PM on October 14th.
AZFA Nominations 2016
AZFA 2016 Absentee Ballot

Below are the names and locations of our Organizational Member and Represented Institutions.  Click here for an electronic copy of the list.

AZFA Organization Member Institutions
Al Ain Zoo, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary, Austin TX

Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH
Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX
Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT
Idaho Aquarium, Boise, ID
John Ball Zoological Garden, Grand Rapids, MI
John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
NC Museum of Life & Science, Durham, NC

Newport Aquarium, Cincinnati, OH
Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo, Green Bay, WI
Omaha's Henry Dorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha, NE
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA
Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, MI
Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, MO
San Antonio Zoo & Aquarium, San Antonio, TX
Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS
Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN
Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY

The Conservator's Center, Inc, Mebane, NC
Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH
Utah's Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT

AZFA Professional Member Institutions
Abilene Zoo, Abilene, TX
African Safari Wildlife Park, Port Clinton, OH Akron Zoo, Akron, OH
Al Ain Zoo, Abu Dhabia, UAE
Alexandria Zoological Park, Alexandria, LA
Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, CA
Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ
Assiniboine Park Conservancy, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, LA
Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, LA
Audubon Park & Zoo, New Orleans, LA
Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary, Austin, TX
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, Bermuda
Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines, IA
Brevard Zoo, Melbourne, FL
Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, IL
Calgary Zoo, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Chester Zoo, Upton-by-Chester, Chester, United Kingdom
Chattanooga Zoo, Chattanooga, TN
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, CO
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati, OH
Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Clearwater, FL
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, Columbus, OH
Conservators' Center, Burlington, NC
Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, TX
Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX
Denver Zoo, Denver CO
El Paso Zoo, El Paso, TX
Eerie Zoo, Eerie, PA
Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, TX
Fresno Chaffe Zoo, Fresno, CA
Friends of the Zoo, Kansas City, MO
Fundacion Botanica y Zoologica De Barranquilla, Barranquilla, Columbia, South America
GarLyn Zoo, Naubinway, MI
Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, GA
Granby Zoo, Granby, Quebec
Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls, SD
Grizzly & Wolf Discovery Center, West Yellowstone, MT
Gulf Breeze Zoo, Gulf Breeze, FL
Hattiesburg Zoo, Hattiesburg, MS
Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, WI
Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City, UT
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX
Idaho Aquarium, Boise, ID
Indianapolis Zoo, Indianapolis, IN
Jackson Zoological Park, Jackson, MS
John Ball Zoological Garden, Grand Rapids, MI
John G. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL
Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, MO
Knoxville Zoo, Knoxville, TN
Lee Richardson Zoo, Garden City, KS
Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL
Little Rock Zoo, Little Rock, AR
Louisville Zoo, Louisville, KY
Marineland Dolphin Adventure, St. Augustine, FL
Memphis Zoo, Memphis, TN
Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden, Evansville, IN
Mill Mountain Zoo, Roanoke, VA
Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley, MN
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL
Mystic Aquariuim & Institute for Exploration, Mystic, CT
Nashville Zoo, Nashville, TN
National Aquarium in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C.
North Carolina Aquariums, NC
NC Museum of Life and Sciences, Durham, NC
NEW Zoo & Adventure Park, Green Bay, WI
Newport Aquarium, Newport, KY
North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro, NC
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, Eatonville, WA
Oklahoma City Zoo, Oklahoma City, OK
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, Omaha, NE
Oregon Zoo, Portland, OR
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix Zoo, Phoenix, AZ
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, Pittsburgh, PA
Pocatello Zoo, Pocatello, ID
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, WA
Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend, IN
Potter Park Zoo, Lansing, MI
Pueblo Zoo, Pueblo, CO
Red River Zoo, Fargo, ND
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto, Ontario
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia, SC
Rock Island County Forest Preserve, Niabi Zoo, Coal Valley, IL
Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence, RI
Rolling Hills Zoo, Salina, KS
Sacramento Zoo, Sacramento, CA
Saint Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, MO
San Antonio Zoo & Aquarium, San Antonio, TX
San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA
San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido, CA
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA
Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, WA
Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS
Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester, NY
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, CA
Smithsonian National Zoological Park, Washington, DC
Staten Island Zoo, Staten Island, NY
Sunset Zoo, Manhattan, KS
Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN
Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, TX
The Living Desert, Palm Desert, CA
Tisch Family Zoological Garden in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Toledo Zoo, Toledo, OH
Toronto Zoo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Trevor Zoo, Millbrook, NY
Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa, OK
Vancouver Zoo, Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada
Washington Park Zoo, Michigan, IN
Wildlife Wonders, North Georgia Zoo, Cleveland, GA
Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, WA
World Aquarium, Saint Louis, MO
Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Zoo New England, Boston/Stoneham, MA

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