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North Carolina Zoo Council Meeting May 11, 2022

North Carolina Zoo Council Meeting May 11, 2022

North Carolina Zoo Council Meeting May 11, 2022

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North Carolina Zoo Council Meeting May 11, 2022

Asheboro, N.C. – May 4, 2022 - The North Carolina Zoo Council will hold a meeting on Wed., May 11, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. onsite at the North Carolina Zoo, Stedman Building, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC 27205

Contact Jennifer Hicks, or 1-800-488-0444 with any further questions about the council meeting.

Council Chairman Walker Moffitt will preside. The council is a 15-member board appointed by the governor to oversee the operation and development of the state zoo. 

The meeting will include updates on the Zoo from Zoo Director Pat Simmons.

The North Carolina Zoo is an agency of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.




About the North Carolina Zoo


At the North Carolina Zoo, we celebrate nature. As the world’s largest natural habitat Zoo, we inspire a lifelong curiosity about animals for the hundreds of thousands of people who visit our Zoo each year. Our dedicated team of experts provides exceptional, compassionate care for the more than 1,800 animals and 52,000 plants that call our Park home. We also lead efforts locally and globally to protect wildlife and wild places because we believe nature’s diversity is critical for our collective future. The North Carolina Zoo invites all of our guests to witness the majesty of the wild in the heart of North Carolina and welcomes everyone to join in our mission to protect nature’s diversity. Visit to begin your life-changing journey.


About the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources


The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development. 

NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the nation's first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call 919- 807-7300 or visit