Phoenix Zoo - Gardens

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United States of America - Arizona - Phoenix

Institution Code:

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Phoenix Zoo - Gardens
455 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix
Arizona 85008 United States of America

Telephone: (602) 273-1341
Fax: (602) 914-4380
URL: www.phoenixzoo.org
Primary Email: hkassim@thephxzoo.com

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Bert Castro
    Curator's Name: Scott Frische, Horticulture
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Hassena Kassim
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 12
    Educational Staff Number: 37
    Research Staff Number: 3
    Administration Staff Number: 16

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: Yes
  • Date founded: 1967
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 126 Hectares
    Latitude: 33.4537840
    Longitude: -111.9532640
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: No
    ABS Policy: No
    Plant Collection Policy: No

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Exploration: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: Yes
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: Yes
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes