Virginia Zoological Park

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United States of America - Virginia - Norfolk

Institution Code:

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Virginia Zoological Park
3500 Granby Street
Virginia 23504 United States of America

Telephone: (757) 441-2374
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Greg Bockheim, Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Allyson Whalley, Horticulturist
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 8
    Educational Staff Number: 5
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1900
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 53 Hectares
    Latitude: 36.8787669
    Longitude: -76.2820032
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: No
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 500000

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes