Brights Zoo is a proud supporter of several important conservation organizations that protect wildlife and their natural environment. The zoo frequently donates money to these organizations and holds fundraisers with proceeds going to aid these conservation groups. Below are some institutions that Brights Zoo contributes to based on their dedication to animal conservation and management efforts.  

Each year Brights Zoo donates thousands of dollars to different conservation efforts.    If you would like to assist Brights Zoo in raising more money for conservation please feel free to donate to our conservation program.    There are several ways you can assist us in these efforts.    If your at the zoo we keep multiple donation boxes out that guests can put money in.    If you prefer to do so online we do have different levels of donation available.

Online through Brights Zoo you can click this link Donate to Conservation  and it will take you to a page where you will see conservation with a buy now button under it.    There is a place for gift receipt,  if you can enter which conservation project you would like your donation to go to we will make sure to assign those funds to the correct conservation project.

Round-Up For Conservation

By rounding your total up to the nearest dollar your helping raise money for Conservation. Brights Zoo supports a different animal each month. All money raised for conservation goes directly to animal conservation.

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How it works, Our staff will ask if you wish to round up to the nearest dollar in order to support conservation. If your total is $21.85 and we round it to $22 then 15 cents will go towards conservation.

Giraffe Conservation Foundation

The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) is an international, science-based conservation organization dedicated to the conservation and management of giraffes in the wild. The GCF implements and supports innovative giraffe conservation projects throughout their natural range in an effort to prvent further decline of giraffe populations. They are the leader in supporting a sustainable future for giraffes in/and their natural habitats. The GCF is proactive and reactive, with a strong collaborative and dynamic team working within a network of partners. The GCF also supports research projects with the aim to learn more about and how to secure a sustainable future for all giraffe populations in the wild. If you would like to donate to the GCF, here is a direct link to their website (

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Tapir Specialist Group

The Tapir Specialist Group (TSG) is a unit of the IUCN Species Survival Commission. The organization performs and supports reearch on wild and captive tapirs. The TSG develops and executes practical programs to study, save, restore, and manage the four species of tapir and their remaining habitats in South and Central America and Southeast Asia. The TSG also helps provide education and sustainable economic programs for local communities within the tapir's range. If you would like to support the important work the TSG is doing, here is a direct link to their website (

Red Panda Network

The Read Panda Network (RPN) works closely with local communities to develop conservation programs that help their economic well-being, as well as preserve the enviornment. RPN implemented the world's first community-based red panda monitoring program and completed Nepal's first national red panda survey. Red Panda Network’s vision is to ensure the survival of wild red pandas and preserve their habitat for future generations to study, experience, and enjoy. We are committed to protecting wild red pandas and preserving their habitat through the empowerment of local communities by adaptive community-­based research, education, and sustainable development. If you would like to support the important work the RPN is doing, here is a direct link to their website (


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