Conservation Carousel & Our BIG SIX!

Proceeds from the Conservation Carousel support the Zoo’s global conservation efforts and our Big Six signature conservation species. Each ride adds up to make a significant impact in saving wildlife and wild places. In addition to our Big Six species, the Zoo supports an additional 25 programs in Utah and around the world. The Zoo is so committed to conservation, that it is listed as one of the Zoo’s core values. Learn More

Green Practices

At the heart of the Zoo’s movement towards sustainability is the many staff- engagement programs led by the Zoo’s Green Team. Committed to advancing sustainability in our operations, this team of multi-departmental advocates is continually improving the Zoo’s recycling efforts, promoting alternative commuting strategies, and engaging with our community. Learn More

Wild Aware Utah

Predators like black bear, coyote and rattlesnake play important roles in maintaining healthy ecosystems. But sometimes humans have conflicts with these animals in the wild or in their own backyards. Download these helpful brochures and learn all about key predator species in Utah, how to identify them, and tips on how to avoid conflicts. Learn More

LEED Buildings

The United States Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system promotes buildings that are voluntarily built as environmentally responsible and healthy places to live and work. Click Here to learn more about the Zoo’s LEED buildings

96 Elephants

35,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory last year – that’s 96 a day. This unprecedented poaching crisis demands a global movement. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is joining the 96 Elephants campaign to stop the killing, stop the trafficking and stop the demand. Click Here to learn how you can help.

Utah Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK)

Utah chapter AAZK is a local chapter of the national organization American Association of Zoo Keepers. We are a group of animal care professionals dedicated to conservation and professional development.  We are a non-profit 501c(3) organization. Click Here to learn more.