Get Involved

Community participation is a critical component to the Zoo’s continued success. Members, Donors and Volunteers help us fulfill our mission and help to ensure the Zoo’s survival for future generations.  There are numerous ways to get involved with the Buttonwood Park Zoo.

Become a zoo member!

Visitors at Buttonwood FarmMembership benefits include: reciprocal benefits including free or discounted admission to more than 100 zoos and aquariums, 10% discount at North Woods Gift Store, invitations to members only events, and more!

View our Membership Categories and Benefits for more information about becoming a zoo member.




As the 12th oldest zoo in the United States, Buttonwood Park Zoo has a long tradition of serving the community. With your help we can continue enriching our community and the lives of our children for many years to come.

Please visit our Ways to Give page for more information


Become a Volunteer!

Volunteer at the outdoor shore bird exhibit. Visit our Volunteer Page to find out about various opportunities to volunteer at the Zoo.