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Research Programs

The Milwaukee County Zoo manages conservation and research programs at local, regional, national and international levels, collaborating with other conservation institutions for maximum effectiveness.

Funding for our conservation and research programs comes from Zoo resources and trust funds, the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, public and private grants and collaborating institution's resources.

Our conservation and research programs include:

If you have an inquiry regarding a possible project that involves animal related research and/or biological samples, please contact the Zoo’s Sustainability/Conservation and Research Coordinator, Kari Williams, at Kari.williams@milwaukeecountywi.gov.  Such programs require; a project proposal, timeline and details on the amount of MCZ staff time that may be involved.