Horticulture Volunteers and Partners

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

Horticulture Volunteers

Volunteers grace the Zoo’s grounds to share their time and talents. For more information about volunteering, visit our volunteer page, call (757) 441-2374, ext. 225 or send us an email.


Norfolk Master Gardeners utilize their “green thumbs” to tend the African Village Gardens.

Elizabeth River Project assists the Zoo with wetland and conservation projects.

NOAA Restoration Center assists the Zoo with wetland and restoration projects.

Lafayette Wetlands Partnership assists the Zoo with wetland restoration and conservation projects.

Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional partners with the Zoo to design and install rain gardens.