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The Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme provides educators, students, community groups and members of the public with information resources and educational opportunities to conserve, nurture and protect wetlands and wetland wildlife.
Arctic Ambassador
As an Arctic Ambassador Centre, the Toronto Zoo is fortunate to have the opportunity to send staff/volunteers to participate in Polar Bear International's Leadership Camps in Churchill, Manitoba. Attendees arrive receptive and eager, and they leave educated, inspired, and empowered to make a difference. Click here to find out more about their stories and inspiring initiatives.

Blue Schools Program
On average Canadians use more than 300 L of water every day, not including ‘hidden water’ used to manufacture everyday items like clothes and prepared food.
Endangered Species Reserve Fund
This fundraising program was established for the purpose of funding research and education initiatives that aid in the conservation of endangered species.

Great Lakes /Aqua Links
The Toronto Zoo has joined a coalition of over 45 zoos and aquariums and various other government and non-government organizations in both Canada and the United States to help conserve the Great Lakes.

Native Bat Conservation Program logo Native Bat Conservation Program
Unfortunately, four of the eight bat species in Ontario are endangered. As part of our commitment to help conserve Canada’s native wildlife, the Toronto Zoo is working hard to monitor and conserve wild bats on our site and across Ontario.

Ontario Mussels
The goal of Mighty Mussels is to collect information about freshwater mussel sightings from across Canada. This program also aims to provide information about their unique life cycle as well as to encourage people to provide protection for these highly endangered organisms.
The Toronto Zoo provides 100% landfill free cell phone recycling services to individual schools, corporate environments and many other partners across Ontario.
Protecting Pollinators
Pollinators are animals that help with cross-pollination. Bees and butterflies are the most well-known pollinators; they fly from flower to flower in search of nectar or pollen, and in doing so move pollen between flowers.
Sustainable Palm Oil
The Toronto Zoo receives an average of 1.3 million visitors per year, reaching many more through outreach programs and social media, and therefore is in a position to educate visitors, as well as stakeholders, about unsustainable palm oil production and facilitate change.