23. April 2019 - 8:00

AAZK San Diego Membership, US, Tuesday, 23. April 2019

The American Association of Zoo Keeper San Diego invites you to become a member of this great organization and therefore be a part of local and international conservation organization projects!AAZK SAN DIEGO MEMBERSHIP LEVELSAAZK is a nonprofit (U.S. 501C3) volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested persons dedicated to professional animal care and conservation. 
There are 3 different membership opportunities to choose from:

National and San Diego Professional Combo membership: This $65 membership includes BOTH National Professional AAZK membership and the local San Diego Chapter Professional membership at a discount price. The National Profesional (U.S.) membership, normally $45, and the San Diego Professional membership, normally $25, includes: 

Animal Keeper Forum magazine and San Diego newsletter Subscription
Vote in Board Elections - national and local
Vote for Conference Host
Committee Opportunities - nationally and locally
Hold Office at the Board of Directors level
Hold Office at Chapter level
Member Rates/Conferences
Member Rates/Publications/Products
Gratis Membership to AAZK Online
Free admittance to all San Diego Chapter workshops and events

Professional Development: This level of membership is for local AAZK San Diego members who are already National AAZK members. This $25 level offers free admittance to all our hands-on workshops and all events.

AAZK San Diego Supporter: This $15 donation is for those who are not National AAZK members but wish to contribute to AAZK SD conservation efforts and receive admission to our free presentations and events.

Membership and participation with AAZK supports many conservation organizations AAZK San Diego has become involved in throughout the years. It also provides opportunities for animal care professionals to be a part of an organization that prides itself in sharing knowledge and experience in captive exotic wildlife management. In 2018, with your help, AAZK San Diego donated $27,500 to several amazing conservation organizations. As an AAZK San Diego member, you can help direct and participate in local conservation projects while working with individuals from similar organizations and backgrounds.
With your local and National AAZK memberships, you enjoy the added benefits that the national organization has to offer, such as the monthly subscription to AKF, the quarterly local newsletter “The Keeper,” membership rates to conferences, many professional networking opportunities, and more.
Anyone interested in animals, in animal conservation, and conservation research. This can include volunteers, interns, zoo and conservation organization employees, and non-zoo affiliates. 
MEMBER BENEFITS: * Support Animal Conservation and Research * Hands-On workshops * Animal Keeper's Forum Magazine      - Conference Updates      - Job Opportunities      - Book Reviews      - Enrichment Options      - Informative Articles * Funding for Conferences * Publication Opportunities * Fundraising Opportunities * Professional Networking Opportunities * Resume Builder
MISSION STATEMENT (National organization)
AAZK’s mission is to provide a resource and a forum of continuing education for the animal care professional and to support zoo and aquarium personnel in their roles as animal care givers, scientific researchers, public educators, and conservationists; to promote zoos and aquariums as cultural establishments dedicated to the enrichment of human and natural resources; to foster the exchange of research materials, enrichment options and husbandry information through publications and conferences which will lead to a greater understanding of the needs and requirements of all animals.
To promote and establish good relationships among professional zoo keepers, stimulate incentive and greater interest in the zoo keeping profession, support deserving conservation projects to include educating the need for preserving our natural resources and animal life, and to establish materials beneficial to zoo keeper education.
We hope you become an AAZK San Diego member and join us on our conservation quest!
Learn more about AAZK San Diego at

Tuesday, 23. April 2019, US, AAZK San Diego Membership

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