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Woodland Park Zoo - Horticulture

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United States of America - Washington - Seattle

Institution Code: SEAZ

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
Woodland Park Zoo - Horticulture
5500 Phinney Avenue North
Mailing: 601 N. 59th Street
Washington 98103 United States of America

Telephone: (206) 548-2631
Fax: (206) 632-2840
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Dr. Deborah Jenson, President and CEO
    Curator's Name: David Selk, Horticulture Supervisor
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 11
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: Municipal: No
  • Date founded: 1907
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 44 Hectares
    Latitude: 47.6683890
    Longitude: -122.3508780
    Annual Rainfall: 965 mm
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: No
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1200000
    Number of Volunteers: 650

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

Education Programmes