MEMBERSHIP

Learn about the different levels of membership and join today.

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   PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

               $35.00 annually

Voting members who actively participate and work in training, husbandry, research, and/or management of any rhino species. Also members in a management or other professional level who indirectly participate in the training, husbandry, research, and/or management of rhino. This includes paid employees who actively disseminate information about rhinos professionally. Professional members can hold elective office & chair and serve on committees.

      ASSOCIATE MEMBER

                  $50.00 annually

Members interested in the conservation of rhinos, but are not otherwise professionally affiliated with any of the rhino species. Associates may not vote or hold elective office but may serve on select committees.

          RETIRED MEMBER

     $30.00 annually or $300 lifetime

Retired keepers that continue to love rhinos and want to remain involved. 

 

The following facilities are Supporting Institutions that cover annual membership fees:  Austin Savanna, Henry Vilas Park Zoo, Taronga Zoo, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Lowry Park Zoo, African Lion Safari, The Wilds, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Earth Promise/Fossil Rim, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, San Diego Zoo Global, White Oak, and Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum.  

 

 

If you prefer to mail in your payment, please send a check made to "IRKA" to:

San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research

c/o Chris Tubbs

15600 San Pasqual Valley Road

Escondido, CA 92027

and Download paper application here.

Thank you for joining the IRKA!

 

CONSERVATION PARTNERS

How To Become A Conservation Partner

Conservation Partner Sponsorship

Platinum Level Sponsorship - $2,000+

Benefits include:

  • Formally recognized at the Rhino Keeper Workshop

  • Prominent display of your logo at the Rhino Keeper Workshop

  • One complimentary registration fee to the Rhino Keeper Workshop

  • Membership dues for up to ten qualifying Professional members at your facility waived for that year

  • Quarterly updates from our newsletter, The Crash

  • A certificate of membership

Gold Level Sponsorship - $1,000 - 1,999

  • Formally recognized at RKW.

  • Prominently display logo at RKW, CRASH and website.

  • 50% off one RKW registration.

  • 3 professional memberships waived. 

  • A certificate of membership.

Silver Level Sponsorship - $500-999

Benefits include:​

  • Logo in CRASH, Website and RKW. 

  • 3 Professional Membership waived.

  • A certificate of membership.

Bronze Level Sponsorship - $100-500

Benefits include:

  • Quarterly updates from our newsletter, The Crash

  • A certificate of membership

Corporate Sponsorship - any level $100+

Benefits include:

  • A certificate of sponsorship

  • Company logo displayed on our website

 

PLATINUM PARTNERS

Valued Partnerships

 

INTERNATIONAL RHINO FOUNDATION

The International Rhino Foundation is dedicated to the survival of the world’s rhino species through conservation and research. At the heart of IRF’s vision is the belief that these magnificent species should endure for future generations, and that protecting rhinos ensures that many other species that share their habitat also survive, including people.

DENVER ZOO

At Denver Zoo, conservation is a part of everything we do! We work with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) to support animals through voluntary programs like the Species Survival Plan, a breeding program that facilitates the survival of many species by keeping zoo populations healthy and abundant. Additionally, Denver Zoo participates in conservation and research projects at the Zoo.

SAN DIEGO ZOO GLOBAL

San Diego Zoo Global is a conservation organization committed to saving species around the world.

DISNEY'S ANIMALS, SCIENCE, AND ENVIRONMENT

Our commitment to environmental stewardship focuses on using resources wisely and protecting the planet as we operate and grow our business. Scarcity of natural resources and threats to ecosystems and biodiversity are serious environmental issues. These challenges demand fundamental changes in the way society, including the private sector, uses natural resources. We strive to meet our long-term goal of attaining a “zero” state of net greenhouse gas emissions and waste, while conserving water resources when and wherever we can

NASHVILLE ZOO

The mission of Nashville Zoo is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation and leadership.

HEMATOLOGY RESEARCH LABORATORY

At UCLA Health, we provide the best health care, using the latest medical technology — healing humankind one patient at a time.

 

CONSERVATION PARTNERS

 

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