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2022 ABQ BioPark Conservation Report

Nov. 9, 2022 - In addition to taking care of the animals in our immediate care, the ABQ BioPark is extremely active in local, regional and international conservation projects too! The ABQ BioPark recently released its 2022 Conservation Report, which highlights many of these projects. Here are some highlights:

LOCAL SPECIES: Some of our current projects include conservation work with Rio Grande silvery minnows, Mexican gray wolves, Socorro doves and Sacramento Mountain checkerspot butterflies. We also have special partnerships with Valles Caldera, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and more.

SPECIES SURVIVAL PROGRAMS: The ABQ BioPark participates in 111 Species Survival Programs through the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).

RESEARCH: In 2021, the ABQ BioPark directly authored 337 peer-reviewed publications focused on species conservation. This is 46.9% of all publications generated by all AZA institutions!

View our entire conservation report here.