Welcome to the Zoos, Wildlife Parks & Aquaria Community of the National Association for Interpretation.  We are a group of interpreters that specialize in connecting people to wildlife and conservation.  We are educators, volunteers, naturalists, exhibit designers, keepers, professors, and students.

To learn more about ZWPA and how to join, visit the About ZWPA page!



The deadline for the 2019 ZWPA CIG Scholarship has been extended to June 30th. Apply today!


Our Spring 2019 Newsletter, published April 15th, can be found here.


The 2019 InterpNET Conference is scheduled for Thursday, December 12th. Stay tuned for more information!



Share your successes, stories and photos with ZWPA! We are seeking member-generated content for our 2019 newsletters. If you or your team would like to share your experiences with the following topics contact Andrew Hogan at HoganAJ235@gmail. We are looking for pictures, articles, highlights or anything else you would like to share to help other interpreters develop successful programming.

Topics and Deadlines for 2019:

Implementing Career Programs (e.g. keeper for a day) – June 1st
Celebrating Animal Awareness Days – August 15th
Pop-Up/Path Programming – November 15th


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