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What You Can Do

Join the Plastic Free July EcoChallenge!

Zoo New England invites you to join our Plastic Free EcoChallenge team, where you'll become part of the global movement to reduce and refuse single-use plastics! Through July 31, join thousands of other participants as we prove that small actions add up to real change. Top ecochallengers can win prizes, including event tickets, family membership and a behind-the-scenes tour! 

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Recycle your old cell phone, revise your grocery list, or listen to frogs (yep, you read that right)—they’re all small ways you can make a huge difference in the natural world.

Join the Plastic Free July EcoChallenge

From July 1 - 31, 2019, become part of the global movement to reduce and refuse single-use plastics!

Be Informed, Buy Informed.

We as consumers can make informed purchasing choices that can change the course of wildlife trafficking. Put simply, if we don't buy it, they'll stop selling it.

Become a Citizen Scientist

Help researchers improve the planet by observing nature and reporting your findings.

Hang up on deforestation –recycle your old cell phone at the Zoo

We've teamed up with Eco-Cell, a company which provides a “No Landfill” electronics recycling program.

FrogWatch

You listen, we learn. Train to be a Frog Watcher, listening to and documenting amphibian mating calls.

The Palm Oil Crisis

Palm oil plantations threaten the habitats of orangutans, tigers, and more. How can you help? Look in your grocery cart.

Stamp out Extinction!

Help support wildlife conservation with the purchase of Save Vanishing Species semipostal stamps.

Protect Endangered Species

From planting native species in your backyard, to buying "smart" souvenirs, check out our tips and resources for how you can help protect endangered species.

Quarters for Conservation

Cast your vote for a conservation project for the Zoo to support.

Reduce Plastic Pollution

Each year, at least 8 million tons of plastics leak into the ocean. Let's turn the tide of plastic pollution through simple everyday changes that make a big impact.

Shop the Frog

Look for the frog symbol on your purchases to be sure they're Rainforest Alliance Certified™ .

Water Conservation

Learn simple ways that you can help protect our planet’s most precious resource.