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About The Zoo

Horticulture Volunteers and Partners

volunteerWe rely on the assistance of talented and knowledgeable volunteers and partners to keep the Zoo in bloom.

Horticulture Volunteers

Over 40 volunteers grace the Zoo's grounds to share their time and talents. People interested in volunteering can call (757) 441-2374, ext. 225 or email meg.puckett@norfolk.gov. For a copy of our volunteer application, CLICK HERE.

For more information on other vounteering opportunities at the Zoo visit: http://virginiazoo.org/the-zoo-and-you/volunteer.asp.



Virginia Cooperative Extension - Norfolk Office - provides horticultural support and information. offices.ext.vt.edu

Norfolk Master Gardeners http://www.nmgv.org/  and Virginia Beach Master Gardeners http://www.vbmg.org/  utilize their “green thumbs” to tend the Virginia Barnyard Garden, the African Village Gardens and Rain Garden.

Ernie Morgan Environmental Center assists the Zoo with recycling and conservation projects. norfolkbeautiful.org

Chesapeake Bay Foundation assists the Zoo with wetland restoration and conservation projects. www.cbf.org

Elizabeth River Project assists the Zoo with wetland and conservation projects. http://www.elizabethriver.org/

NOAA Restoration Center assists the Zoo with wetland and restoration projects. http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/habitat/restoration/

Lafayette Wetlands Partnership assists the Zoo with wetland restoration and conservation projects. http://groups.google.com/group/LafayetteWetlandsPartnership



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