Denver Zoo’s Young Professionals Group

Attention young professionals! Denver Zoo is working to cultivate the next generation of wildlife warriors with a group of energetic, diverse and dedicated individuals. THE HERD is a collaborative cohort of like-minded young people who want to engage the next generation in support of wildlife conservation, animal care and welfare. How? By embracing the mission of Denver Zoo: Inspiring Communities to Save Wildlife for Future Generations. Interested in learning more? Provide your information below!

Make Memories. Make a Difference.

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Let's Grow Together

Attend our lecture series to learn about how people are making a difference for wildlife around the world—and how you can help.

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Find Your Flock

Engage with other awesome nature lovers at special HERD social events.

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Become a Zoo Insider

Join us for special behind-the-scenes tours, Volunteer Days and much more.


THE HERD event!

Come learn more about Denver Zoo’s new and exciting Young Professional’s group–The Herd in Denver's RiNo District.

Our Animals Need People Like You.

And not just our nearly 3,000 amazing animals—but their wild counterparts all over the planet, too! As a member of the HERD, you’ll have the opportunity to attend four annual events, held quarterly, that put YOU in charge of making a difference for the beautiful planet we all share. Build your professional network and boost your leadership skills as you work towards something wonderful.

Invest in a Brighter Future.

You’ll join an exclusive community of mindful and motivated individuals working together to create a brighter future for wildlife and wild places. Your membership yields some incredible dividends—from insider access and educational growth to the good feeling that comes from giving back to your global community.

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Meet THE HERD Board Members

We're just getting started. Meet the people that got THE HERD moving.

Interested in learning more?

Membership pricing and benefits to come. Click the button below to join our mailing list—you’ll be the first to know when THE HERD gets moving!