Hurricane irma relief: staff application
In order to assist employees of AZA accredited and certified facilities impacted by 2017 hurricane's season, a collection was taken across the AZA membership. Staff who experienced personal, non-reimbursable, uninsured losses as part of Hurricane Irma are encouraged to apply for compensation through FAZA by filling out this application. Deadline is January 10, 2018.
The Florida Association of Zoos & Aquariums (FAZA)
is a nonprofit organization dedicated to high ethical standards in the management of professional zoos, aquariums, and animal parks in Florida.
Our voting members are required to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the organization which sets the highest standards in the world for animal care, education, conservation, and science. Less than 10% of federally licensed US wildlife exhibitors have met these rigorous standards.
FAZA is a member of the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, harnessing the knowledge, resources and reach of more than 1,300 Member organisations and some 16,000 experts. IUCN implements a large and diverse portfolio of conservation projects worldwide. Combining the latest science with the traditional knowledge of local communities, these projects work to reverse habitat loss, restore ecosystems and improve people’s well-being.