Join The Herd

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!

Your Herd membership will include:

Admission to all Herd member events

Access to unique volunteer opportunities at the Denver Zoo

Individual Membership to Denver Zoo (Individual members)
or Individual & Guest Membership to Denver Zoo (Couples)

Special discounts to other Denver Zoo after-hours event

For questions about Denver Zoo’s The Herd, please contact
Thank you for helping us to Inspire Communities to Save Wildlife for Future Generations.

Individual: $150

Includes 1 Denver Zoo Individual Membership

Couple: $250

Includes 1 Denver Zoo Individual & Guest Membership

Board Member: $500*

Includes 1 Denver Zoo Individual & Guest Membership. *Application Required

Make Memories. Make a Difference.

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Let's Grow Together

Engage with other nature lovers at Herd social events including cocktail receptions, animal demonstrations and documentary screenings.

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Find Your Flock

Attend exciting, educational events at Denver Zoo and meet other young professionals who share a passion for making a difference for wildlife.

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Become a Zoo Insider

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

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.

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