Mission Impact

Our mission is inspiring conservation of the vital building blocks of sea, sky, and land. This includes everything from conservation of pollinators, rainforest, and coral reefs to free or reduced admission for the chance to learn and heal with nature. These opportunities are available thanks to the generous support of our community partners and sponsors.

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Our Learning & Healing Mission Impact

Free and reduced admission for field trips, people with disabilities, cancer patients, and families who qualify for income-based assistance are some of the ways we share our mission of learning and healing with our community members.
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Our Conservation Mission Impact

Milkweed and monarchs, rainforests, coral reefs, Dakota skippers, park clean-ups, and more. We walk our talk of our mission to conserve pollinators and delicate ecosystems near and far.

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Our Community Partners & Sponsors

We are very fortunate to have incredible community partners and sponsors who generously support our mission programming!

Our Sioux Falls Zoo & Aquarium Board of Directors

Alissa Bretsch, JLG Architects
Margaret Carmody
, Community Volunteer
Tracy Dahl Webb
, Marsh McLennan Agency
Molly Daniel
, Leadership South Dakota
Tina Davis, PREMIER Bankcard
Matt Ditmanson
, Avel eCare
Melissa Fossell, FNBO
Darin Hage, Journey Group
Ryan Howlett
, Friends of SDPB
Jeff Hugunin
, Community Volunteer
Jeannie Iannello
, Sammons Financial

Don Kearney, City of Sioux Falls
Jennifer Kirby
, Community Volunteer
De Knudson
, Community Volunteer
Jeanelle Lust
, Knudsen Law
Laura Mitchell, Lawrence & Schiller
George Mollner
, First Dakota National Bank
David O'Hara, Augustana University
McKenzy Raterman
, Dorsey & Whitney Trust Co
Andrea Smith
, McGough | SoDak HVAC
Ryan Tysdal
, Van Buskirk Companies

Becky Dewitz
Audrey Otto-Pepper

Support Us

Help us on our mission of inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards!