December 10, 2018

South Carolina Aquarium awarded AZA accreditation

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV)–  The South Carolina Aquarium has been officially accredited by The Association of Zoos Aquariums.

“South Carolina Aquarium has demonstrated its leadership within the zoo and aquarium community by meeting high Association of Zoos and Aquariums Accreditation Standards,” said AZA President and CEO Jim Maddy. “Only the finest institutions in the world rise to this level, and we congratulate the professionals at the South Carolina Aquarium for their hard work.”

To get accredited, the aquarium had to undergo on-site inspections by a team of trained zoo and aquarium professionals. The inspectors look over all aspects of the facility