Mission: To champion our zoo and its initiatives, wildlife and wild places, with an emphasis on the future.
Programs: Provide financial and promotional support to the nc zoological park and its capital projects, operations and program initiatives - educational, scientific and wildlife conservation. The society has provided funds (and made purchases at the park's request) for large capital projects, animal and horticultural purchases, works of art, marketing, information technology, staffing, training, and operations of a wildlife rehabilitation center, a wildlife learning/residential center, an educational website, and other park needs.
membership services (including information and referral, education, member benefit and identification administration, record-keeping and special events) extend to the 24,000 member households and the employees of the 125 businesses enrolled in the corporate member program, as well as all of the people around the world who benefit from the protection the society's programs extend to the natural resources they depend on for survival.
through its support of zoo education programs, the society serves the more than 750,000 visitors (including approximately 100,000 n. C. School children) who come to the park each year to learn about wildlife and the environment.