• The Aquarium Conservation Partnership is a unique collaboration designed to build on the public engagement power of aquariums across the nation to increase conservation impact.

About Us

As beloved, trusted science-based institutions in local communities across the U.S., aquariums showcase the wonders of nature, inspiring visitors to care, and more importantly, to take action for conservation.

Collectively, our 26 members in 20 states welcome over 25 million visitors a year. ACP aquariums help advance federal and state conservation policies, mobilize thousands of visitors and online audience members to take action, and demonstrate our commitment to conservation in our business practices.

View Our 2021 Annual Report

What We Do

Strengthen our collective capacity to increase conservation impact.

Advocate for conservation policies by sharing strategies for engaging with decision-makers.

 Inspire conservation behaviors and actions by the public.

Influence change toward more sustainable business practices.

Our Members

ACP membership is open to non-profit aquariums accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). There are currently 26 aquarium members in 20 states.