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Conservation Partners

Conservation and Research Program Partners and Collaborators

In order for species and ecosystem recovery and conservation programs to be successful, work must be done in a collaborative and open manner with mission-focused research helping to guide strategies. At Zoo Miami, we are very fortunate to have many wonderful partners and collaborators to help us accomplish our mission and the following lists those we have worked with within the last five years:
State Partners:

Audubon Florida

Audubon Society of the Everglades

Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area

Big Cypress National Preserve

BioTECH at Richmond Heights

Biscayne National Park

Brevard Zoo

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Cape Florida Banding Station

City of Coral Gables

Coastal Cleanup Corporation

Croc Docs

Disney Animal Kingdom

Earlham College

Everglades Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area

Everglades National Park

Everglades Science Center

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Field School

Florida Aquarium

Florida Association of Zoos and Aquariums (FAZA)

Florida Atlantic University

Florida Bat Conservancy

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Florida Forest Service

Florida International University

Florida Keys Audubon Society

Florida Museum of Natural History

Florida Native Plant Society

Florida Panthers Foundation

Florida Power and Light

Florida Sol Systems

HandsOn Miami

Homestead Air Reserve Base

Institute for Regional Conservation

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Key West Wildlife Center

Lion Country Safari

Lubee Foundation

Miami Blue Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association

Miami Waterkeeper

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Naples Zoo

Naval Air Station Key West

Pelican Harbor Seabird Station

Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science

Rare Species Conservancy Foundation

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research    Reserve

San Diego State University

Sea World Orlando

South Florida Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers

South Florida Water Management District

South Florida Wildlife Center

St. Augustine Alligator Farm

The Everglades Foundation

The Florida Bat Conservancy

Tropical Audubon Society

University of Central Florida

University of Florida

University of Miami

White Oak

Wildlife Rescue of Dade County

Zoo Conservation Outreach Group (ZCOG)

Zoo Miami Foundation


National Partners:

Alaska Science Center

American Association of Zoo Keepers

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Animal Health Fund

American Association of Zoos and Aquariums

American Museum of Natural History

Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

Arizona Game and Fish Department

Arizona State University

Auburn University

Bank of America

Bat Conservation International

Bats Northwest

California Polytechnic University, San Obispo

City University of New York Advanced Science Research Center

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Cornell University

Crocodilian Advisory Group

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Haverford College

James Cook University

James Madison University

John Carroll University

Liberty University

National Audubon Society

National Black-Footed Ferret Conservation Center

National Institute of Health

National Science Foundation

National University of Colombia

National Wildlife Federation

Nextera Energy Foundation

North Carolina State University

North Carolina Zoo

Ohio University

Purdue University

Randolph-Macon College

Service Systems Associates

Smithsonian Institution

South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction and Conservation

St. Louis Zoo

The Nature Conservancy

The Wilds

United States Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services

United States Fish and Wildlife Service

United States Geological Survey

United States National Park Service

University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of California, Davis

University of California, Berkeley

University of Colorado – Boulder

University of Eastern Washington

University of La Verne

University of Maryland

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Massachusetts - Boston

University of Minnesota

University of Nevada, Reno

University of Pittsburgh

University of Puerto Rico

University of Rhode Island

University of South Dakota

Utah State University

Vanderbilt University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Washington State University

Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge

Zoo Atlanta


International Partners:

Action for Cheetah

Anteaters and Highways Project

Asociación Panamericana Para La Consevación (APPC)

Australian National University

Bahamas National Trust

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Cape Eleuthera Foundation

Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional

Cheetah Outreach

Children’s Eternal Rainforest

Conservation and Ecology Centre

Dominica Forestry, Wildlife and Parks Division

Ecovet Global

El Valle Amphibian Conservation Center

Endangered Wildlife Trust

Fundacion CONAVI

Ghent University

Grevy’s Zebra Trust

Grupo para la Conservación del Flamenco del Caribe

Hemholtz Center for Infection Research

Hiroshima University

Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development (HERD)

Honduras Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Center

Hope Zoo and Gardens

Imperial College

Institute for Ecological Research

Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas

International Elephant Foundation

International Iguana Foundation

International Rhino Foundation

Komodo Dragon Research and Monitoring Program

Komodo Survival Program

LEWA Wildlife Conservancy

Livestock Guarding Dog Project

Lowland Tapir Conservation Initiative


Mara-Meru Cheetah Conservation Project

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

Museum fur Naturkunde

National Geographic Society’s Conservation Trust

Natural History Museum of Denmark

New Nature Foundation

Ninos y Crias

North-West University

Okapi Conservation Project

Orangutan Foundation International

Pan American Conservation Association

Parque Municipal Summit

Pilanesburg National Park and Game Reserve

ProCAT Internacional

Projecto Harpia

Project Jaguars of Iguaçú


Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

Ruaha Carnivore Project

Sahara Conservation Fund

Snapshot Safari

Seoul National University

South Luangwa Conservation Society

Taronga Conservation Society Australia

Thailand Hornbill Project

The Island School

The Natural History Museum

The Prusten Project

Thünen Institute of Biodiversity

Tiger Conservation Campaign

Tiger Conservation Campaign

Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program

Tree Roo Rescue and Conservation Center

Turtle Survival Alliance

Univeridad Andres Bello

Universidad Austral de Chile

Universidad Catolica de Chile

Universidad de Costa Rica

Universidad de la Repulblica

Universidad de los Andes

Universidad del Quinidio

Universidad Estadual de Campinas

Univesidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexoci

Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Universidade Estadual Paulista

University of British Columbia

University of Pretoria

University of South Dakota

University of Western Australia


Wildlife SOS India

Zoo Conservation Outreach Group

Zoologica Nacional de Chile

Zoological Society of London

Zoologisches Institut



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