Edmonton Valley Zoo: Otter

The Edmonton Valley Zoo has ambitious plans to become a catalyst for shaping thinking and changing attitudes about animals and the environment within Edmonton, the province of Alberta and around the world.

To be successful, we need to engage you to play an active role in our conservation and education endeavours.

Donate to the Zoo

Partner donations help develop our zoo and support animal charities.

Get Involved

Working or volunteering at the Edmonton Valley Zoo allows you to share your time, experience and skills with your community, all while immersing yourself in the spirit of the animal kingdom.


If you would like to get involved with the Valley Zoo Development Society to help with fundraising for the Edmonton Valley Zoo, please visit BuildingOurZoo.com or call 780-496-6924.


A career with the Edmonton Valley Zoo is both fun and rewarding. Take a look at the current job opportunities.


Donations for zoo enhancement are accepted through the
Valley Zoo Development Society or call 780-496-6924 to find out how your donation could support the zoo. All donations are tax deductible.

Adopt an Animal

Become a zoo parent by sponsoring your favourite animal for a year.  For information, check out the Valley Zoo Development Society or call 780-496-6924.

Be a Conservation Hero

Donations for the Makira Conservation Fund are accepted at the zoo, by mail or over the phone. You can support many conservation programs that the zoo participates in by calling 780-496-7396 and asking about the zoo's conservation programs.


The Edmonton Valley Zoo welcomes guests 364 days a year. Consider buying an Annual Pass to support the zoo and enjoy the experience through all the seasons.

Valley Zoo Development Society

The Valley Zoo Development Society's mission is to raise funds and promote awareness to ensure the continued development of the Valley Zoo.

Each year the Society contributes the money it raises to the Edmonton Valley Zoo for continual improvement projects. The Society also donates money to various charities including the Elephant Foundation and Snow Leopard Trust.