Conservation through Education

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Mission
  • The Cougar Mountain Zoo and Zoological Society of Washington, a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable 501(c)3 organization, are dedicated to increasing the understanding and appreciation of the Earth’s wildlife and the role of humanity in nature through education, conservation, propagation and exhibition.
  • To serve as a rallying point and a common denominator where people with differing environmental views can find a common cause and neutral ground.
  • To serve the surrounding schools and communities as a Living Classroom through a broad array of specialized educational programs.
  • To give every Zoo visitor individual attention and a special experience.
  • To be an important recreational asset for all ages and socio-economic levels.
  • To represent a greenbelt in the sea of development for the Puget Sound Region.
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