Wildlife Conservation Society

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Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Address:2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460

Web: www.wcs.org
Established: 1895. Description:Dedicated to protecting and promoting a world rich in wildlife and wilderness. Operates the nation's largest system of urban wildlife parks: Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, and Prospect Park Zoo. Developed and sponsors environmental education programs and conservation programs in over 50 countries. Members: 105,000. Dues: $75/year ($60/year for seniors).
Publications: Wildlife Conservation (bimonthly); free to members.

See other parks in New York.
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