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Membership for BAAAZK is open to any animal professional, volunteer, or person interested in the welfare of captive wildlife and conservation.

BAAAZK Chapter Membership Benefits

If you are not a National AAZK member, membership for BAAAZK is $25. If you are a National AAZK member, membership for our chapter is $15.

  • The chapter supports our members through professional development funds. Participation in meetings and events earns you money for professional development reimbursement or BAAAZK event entry fees.
  • Exclusive emails with Bay Area job postings related to animal-keeping
  • Priority and free admittance to hands-on workshops
  • Qualify for a $500 AAZK Conference scholarship
  • Ability to participate in local board member elections

We appreciate your membership. Your dues help us sponsor conservation organizations, fund our events, scholarships, the AAZK Online group membership and the annual chapter dues paid to National AAZK.

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In Person

You can present cash or a check to any BAAAZK officer at our next event! Please keep in mind that the sooner we receive your dues, the sooner you can receive chapter member benefits.

BAAAZK visiting the California Academy of Sciences's Amazon Flooded Forest exhibit.

BAAAZK visiting the California Academy of Sciences’ Amazon Flooded Forest exhibit.

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