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Young Professionals for Animals and Conservation

YPAC is a group of motivated and adventurous young professionals ages 21 to mid 40s with a passion to think globally and volunteer locally on behalf of the natural world.

YPAC memberships are $25 per person/year in addition to a Zoo membership.

YPAC Benefits

  • Quarterly events highlighting the Zoo's animals and staff.
  • Hands-on opportunities with unique animals
  • Networking and local volunteer opportunities
  • Invitation to Zoo Donor breakfast and Zoo Friends night
  • Discounted tickets to ZOOtoDO and Zoo Brew

Upcoming Events

Conservation Series: Copper Bellied Water Snakes 

Wed, Apr. 3, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Great Hall
YPAC members only - will receive invitation to RSVP

YPAC: A night with the Zoo's photographer

Tues, Jun. 18, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Great Hall
Open to public

Conservation Series: Piping Plovers

Wed, Nov. 6, 6-8 p.m.

YPAC members only - will receive invitation to RSVP

YPAC Holiday Howler (Lights Before Christmas)

Wed, Dec. 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Open to public

Please note that event registration opens one month out from event date.

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