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Conservation Committee

The ABQ BioPark Conservation Committee is comprised of environmentally minded staff from the Zoo, Aquarium, Tingley Beach and Botanic Garden. The committee meets once a month to discuss conservation initiatives related to the ABQ BioPark. Six subcommittees focus on education, operations, in-situ conservation, policy advocacy, community engagement and in-house conservation.

Conservation Committee Mission Statement: 

“Inspiring local and global conservation efforts by leading in sustainability, education, research and collaborative partnerships”

Some of the initiatives made possible through the Conservation Committee include:

  • Educational Science Cafes at local breweries
  • Partnerships with other organizations to work with the New Mexico national Congressional delegation on supporting anti-wildlife trafficking policies
  • Wildlife tracking camera project in the Manzano Mountains
  • In-house produce swaps
  • Monthly in-house eNews