Detroit Zoo Initiatives

czaw smThe Detroit Zoological Society's (DZS) Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is a resource center for captive animal welfare knowledge, research and best practices; a convener and forum for exotic animal welfare science, practice and policy discussions; and a center conducting research and training, and recognizing advances in exotic animal welfare.

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GreenprintThe word “green” is widely used to describe environmentally-conscious actions and programs. The Detroit Zoo and Belle Isle Nature Zoo define green as a fundamental value that moves us toward our goal of environmentally neutral operations, including through energy and resource efficiencies, carbon dioxide emission reductions, stewardship of resources, and knowledge of and sensitivity to our impacts on the environment.

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