Miami Dade Zoological Park & Gardens (Zoo Miami)

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United States of America - Florida - Miami

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Miami Dade Zoological Park & Gardens (Zoo Miami)
12400 SW 152 St.
Florida 33177 United States of America

Telephone: (305) 251-0400
Fax: (305) 378-6381
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Eric Stephens, Zoo Director
    Curator's Name: Tom Trump, Director of Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Tom Trump, Director of Horticulture
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 18
    Educational Staff Number: 2
    Research Staff Number: 2
    Administration Staff Number: 1

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: Yes
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1980
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 134 Hectares
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
    Landscaped Area: Size: 126 Hectares
  • Total Area: 259 Hectares
    Latitude: 25.6133360
    Longitude: -80.3984370
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 259
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 900000
    Number of Volunteers: 1000

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes