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5400 North Pearl Street. Tacoma, WA 98407

Point Defiance AAZK

The Point Defiance Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers is comprised of employees, interns, volunteers, and supporters of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, an AZA-accredited facility located in the heart of Point Defiance Park in the vibrant city of Tacoma, Washington. Help us support our members and conservation efforts by donating today!

June is Pride Month and we're excited to kickoff a Bonfire fundraiser featuring a rainbow elephant footprint - courtesy of our resident pachyderm Suki! There are two designs to choose from. To order, check out the links below!

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Point Defiance AAZK

The Point Defiance Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers is composed of employees, interns, volunteers, and supporters of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, an AZA-accredited facility located in the heart of Point Defiance Park in the vibrant city of Tacoma, Washington.

Help us support our members and conservation efforts by donating today!

We support conservation through events like Bowling for Rhinos, Party for Polar Bears, and Drinking for Conservation and provide our members with professional development workshops, resources, and networking opportunities.

Current

Events

May Chapter Meeting

Join AAZK on Friday, May 10th at 5:30 PM in the Admin conference room or via Zoom. We hope to see you there!

Ales for Whales!

Join us on Thursday, May 16th from 5pm to 9pm at E-9 Gastropub (on Pine and 6th) when $1 of every drink will be donated to orca conservation!!

Save the Date!

It's time to register for our 4th Annual Owl Together Now Run, in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma! This years run will take place on July 20th, and registration is open!

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