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Without understanding wildlife there would be no way to truly be effective in our conservation efforts, and this understanding needs to be taught so that the next generations have a new height to build their understanding upon.

For our part of this equation, we have put in the plans a research campus where academics and scientist can learn more about these animals and how we can take better care of them, both in our facilities and out in the wild.

For more info, please email our Research Department.


Laboratory & Field Research

Our Research is focused on three scientific areas impacting North Alabama and our Nation:


  • Impacts of human development on wildlife habitats

  • Restoration of endangered species and threatened ecosystems

  • Sustainable Farming and Aquaculture

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We are establishing an operational, biological field research station with a world-class wildlife research center located on a 200-acre site in Huntsville. The AWRC is a research extension of the Zoological Park also in development.

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Beginning in the 2021 School year, we plan to support several Undergraduate field labs in biology and ecology.  Additionally, planning is underway to  host our first On-Site Undergraduate Class in 2022.  Registration coming soon!

Science Research Project Knowledge Innov

The RAC is an independent council of academic and research professionals to provide advice, guidance, and recommendations to NALZS with respect to current and future research initiatives.  Join our Team!


Donate to help provide resources for the wildlife and field research. Funds will be used to support programming that enhances research and education in life science, biology, chemistry, zoology, and ecology and many other areas…

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