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Volunteers—Some of our Biggest Advocates


“There’s nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer.” —Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolitte.   If you’ve ever visited the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, you’ve encountered one of our volunteers. This…

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Awarded 2018 Volunteer Engagement Award for Innovation!


The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens received the 2018 Volunteer Engagement Award for Innovation in its volunteer program at the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ annual conference during the last week…

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Volunteers from BNY Mellon’s Pershing work to upgrade habitats


Support for the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens through volunteer opportunities extends to local businesses and organizations looking to give back to the community. One example is the global financial business…

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Standing Tall for Conservation


Giraffe certainly stand out in the animal kingdom and have become a beloved species around the globe. There are plenty of reasons to love giraffe, but many don’t realize the plight they…

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How One Young “Keeper” Inspired Us All


The Zoo proudly offers a variety of private experiences, from animal encounters to working with our animal care team. One of our programs is the Family Zookeeper Experience, a parent and child…

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Invasive Species Cleanup


  We’re inviting you to continue celebrating Party For the Planet with us! The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has challenged facilities across the country to Spring Into Action and take action…

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Beach Cleanup


  We’re inviting you to continue celebrating Party For the Planet with us! The Association of Zoos & Aquariums has challenged facilities across the country to Spring Into Action and take action…

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Round Up for Conservation 2019


Let’s Make An Impact 2019 is a new year and we can feel great things in store! Your support makes the Zoo a better place, and together, we can make a difference…

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