REPORTS & FINANCES

 

Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan: 2015-2018

Woodland Park Zoo is evolving to meet current and future needs, shaping and epitomizing the purpose of conservation zoos in the 21st century. In a world of dwindling habitats and climate adaptation for all animals, including humans, we must engage millions of people in a transformational challenge: learning to share the planet’s finite resources sustainably with other species.

Read the Woodland Park Zoo Strategic Plan: 2015-2018

   

2014 Report to the Community

Renowned big-cat conservationist, Alan Rabinowitz of Panthera, has praised Woodland Park Zoo as a “window into the wild.”

We’re pleased to share our 2014 Report to the Community. Click on the image or link below to explore the ways your support helped our community achieve wonderful and wild things for conservation and learning on and beyond our 92 acres. Thank you! 

Read the 2014 Report to the Community

   

2015 Annual Plan to the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation

Read the 2015 Annual Plan (PDF)

This 2015 annual plan for Woodland Park Zoo is submitted to the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation as specified by the Zoo Operations and Management Agreement between the City of Seattle and the Woodland Park Zoological Society. The purpose of the annual plan is to highlight any major program changes, capital improvements or other key developments to improve the zoo as a community-wide asset.

NOTE: The formal public comment period for the 2015 Annual Plan is now closed, but Woodland Park Zoo always remains open to public comment.

Public Comments

Talk to us! Share your input, ideas, concerns and questions any time. You can reach out to staff using our contact directory, or send an email to zooinfo@zoo.org to be directed to the correct department.



 

Finances

Consolidated revenues of operating and capital for 2015 are budgeted at $37 million. The zoo’s finances comprise three key areas:

  • Earned revenues (admissions, membership, community events, etc.) account for 56% of total operating revenues

  • Public funding sources provide 30% of the zoo’s support, including City of Seattle and King County Parks Levy

  • Private contributions from individuals and foundations provide the remaining 14%

Download Financial Reports

For additional information, contact webkeeper@zoo.org

Audited Financials 2014

WPZS Form 990 2013

 

2014 Total Operating and Capital Revenues and Expenses

ARCHIVE REPORTS

Access our archive of annual reports and plans to the Superintendent of Parks and the community.

Annual Plans to Parks

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Annual Reports to Parks

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

Annual Reports to the Community

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007 

2006

CONTACT

David Schaefer
Interim Director of Communications and Public Affairs
206.548.2462

Jesús Aguirre
Superintendent, Seattle Parks & Recreation, ex officio
206.684.8022

 
 

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