Staten Island Zoological Society Inc

A nonprofit organization

2 donors

In August 1933 the Staten Island Zoological Society was organized to create and administer a zoo located in Clarence T. Barrett Park on Staten Island.  The formal goals of the Society articulated in the first bulletin in December 1934 have been adhered to throughout its history and are as follows:

  • To disseminate a knowledge of zoology and an appreciation of animal life
  •   To maintain a zoological garden where small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and tropical fish will be on display for observation and study
  • Through local facilities, accessible to all of Staten Island, instill in children an understanding and appreciation of living creatures
  • To provide lectures and facilities for group meetings devoted to the study of natural history

Through effective wildlife exhibitions, promotion of species conservation, educational programs and community outreach the Staten Island Zoo has become a powerful instrument for influencing and informing the public about the beauty, value and vulnerability of nature.


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Organization name

Staten Island Zoological Society Inc

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Arts & Culture Education Animals


614 Broadway
Staten Island, NY 10310