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Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Arboretum


Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo Arboretum


Connecticut Beardsley Zoo’s Arboretum sits within Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, a non-profit accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and participant in its Species Survival Plan (SSP) programs. The Zoo is committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will protect species and preserve their wild habitats. Plantings in the Arboretum reflect a goal of building collections for wildlife value as well as aesthetic appreciation, with sustainable maintenance and ecological awareness as guiding principles in what we do. Sitting within 51 acres of Beardsley Park, the Arboretum is nestled within Connecticut’s only zoo, celebrating over 100 years and featuring 350 animals representing primarily North and South American and Northern Asian species.

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