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Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens

United States of America - Oklahoma - Oklahoma City

Institution Code: OHOMA

International Agenda Registration: N
BGCI Member: N

Main Address:
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens
2101 Northeast 50th Street
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma 73111 United States of America

Telephone: (405) 425-0247
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Executive Director
    Curator's Name: Pearl Pearson, Horticulture Curator
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Pearl Pearson
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 8
    Educational Staff Number: 7
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number: 2

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Zoological Institution
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Y
    Status: Municipal: Y
    Status: Trust: Y
  • Date founded: 1904
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Y
  • Landscaped Area: Y
  • Latitude: 35.5230900
    Longitude: -97.4721700
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: N
    Arboretum: N
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: N
    Seed Bank: N
    Published Plant Catalogue: N
    Computer Plant Record System: Y
  • Open to public: Y
    Friends society: Y
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Y
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: N
    Disabled access: Y
  • Number of Visitors: 825000
    Number of Volunteers: 300

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 5092
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Y
    ABS Policy: Y
    Plant Collection Policy: Y

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Y
    Reintroduction Programme: N

Research Programmes

  • Conservation - Biology: Y
    Ecosystem Conservation: Y
    Education: Y

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Y
    Education Signs in Garden: Y
    Public Lectures/Talks: Y
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Y
    Guided Tours: Y
    Permanent Public Displays: Y
    Special Exhibitions: N
    Courses for School Children: Y
    Courses for University/College Students: Y
    Courses for General Public: Y
    Education Programme: Y
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