Welcome to the Association of Zoological Horticulture!

AZH is an organization of professional horticulturists that work in the specialized field of zoo horticulture. AZH works to highlight the importance of plants within zoos and aquariums, and seeks to support the horticulturists and gardeners who work in a zoological setting. Zoo horticulture encompasses a wide range of activities which requires a diversity of knowledge and skills in gardening, plant identification/selection, landscape development/management, plant-animal interactions, plant toxicity, animal browse production, etc. Just imagine a zoo without plants and you will agree, plants make the difference!We are delighted that you are our guest! Please take this opportunity to learn about AZH, its efforts in promoting zoo horticulture and conservation, and its mission of helping zoo horticulturists enhance their knowledge and skills. If you work in a zoo or aquarium, we hope you will consider joining AZH and enjoy the benefits of AZH membership!

AZH 2016 Conference "Call For Papers" available:  At this time we are accepting proposals for presentations and posters.  Presenting at the AZH Conference is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with your fellow zoo horticulturists.  Please take a moment to read the 2016 AZH Conference “Call for Papershere, and begin preparing your proposal.  The deadline for presentation proposals is April 11, 2016 and the deadline for poster proposals is June 1, 2016. For more information on the 2016 AZH Conference click here.

AZH offers zoo horticulture training:
Our first online certification course, "Browse and Toxic Plants," is now available! Anyone interested in learning about this important zoo horticulture and animal care topic, click on the button below to register. The cost for the course is $100 for AZH members and $200 for nonmembers.

Click here to go to the Association of Zoological Horticulture Collaborative Learning Environment®


If you are a member of AZH, you may log on and access the "Members Only" area of the website to update your membership information, renew your membership, or access a wealth of information to help you succeed in zoo horticulture!

Membership renewals - To renew your membership(s), log on to the website by entering your email address and password in the logon area (left side of this page). Once logged-on, click on "View profile" (lower left-hand side of the page under your name), and you will be taken to your member profile page. Please check your member information for accuracy, then click on "Renew until 1 January 2017." Follow the instructions to complete the renewal process. You will be given the option to remit your payment through PayPal or by check.

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