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Conservation Resources

BIAZA Guide to Implementing Field Conservation (link to page - available to members only) - this summary document is desinged to help every BIAZA member implement and/or contribute towards field conservation, including small zoos and aquariums.

Zoo and Conservation Bibliography 2014 (pdf) - compiled by Chester Zoo 

Guidance on Health & Safety in Fieldwork 2011 (pdf) - Universities and Colleges Employers Association

IUCN Guidelines on both In Situ and Ex situ Conservation 
Managing your Site for Native Species

Zoo BAPs: How to Create a Plan for Zoo Native Wildlife


Legislation Relating to Zoo Conservation

EU Zoos Directive Good Practices Document

Zoo Licensing Act (1981) (Amendment) (England and Wales) Regulations 2002

Secretary of States Standards of Modern Zoo Practice (SSSMZP) - Chapter 7 and Appendix 3 particularly relate to conservation and education measures and conservation obligations of the UK zoo

Zoos Experts Handbook - provides specific details for zoo collections to meet the SSSMZP conservation objectives:


Conservation Strategies

Committing to Conservation:  The World Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Strategy (WZACS).  Published in 2015

Building a Future for Wildlife: The World Zoo and Aquarium Conservation Strategy (WZACS).
 Published in 2005

Turning the Tide: A Global Aquarium Strategy for Conservation and Sustainability. Published in 2009


Selecting a project partner

Work in Biodiversity Hotspots
Link up and support EDGE Species
Contribute towards tiger conservation with 21st Century Tiger
Work with BIAZA and the World Land Trust to support the BIAZA Buy an Acre campaign 
Work with BIAZA and The Wildife Trusts to support the Godmachester Reserve


Evaluation and monitoring

The Conservation Measures Partnership
Miradi - Adaptive Management Software for Conservation Projects

WWF Standards of Conservation Project and Programme Management
Other useful WWF resources

Mace, G.M. and Balmford, A. and Leader-Williams, N. and Manica, A. and Walter, O. and West, C. and Zimmermann, A. (2007) Measuring conservation success: assessing zoos' contribution. 322-342. In: Zimmermann, A. and Hatchwell, M. and Dickie, L. and West, C., eds.  Zoos in the 21st century: catalysts for conservation. Conservation Biology (15). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge - A conservation impact assessment form based on the above methodology can be downloaded from the WAZA website

 

Fundraising for conservation

Useful Websites:
Institute of Fundraising
The Directory for Social Change
The Charity Commission
Sponsorship and donations
Corporate agreement templates
Companies House
Gift Aid
The Media Trust

Databases of funding bodies:
Terra Viva Grants Directory
GrantsOnline
Heritage and UK Lottery Funds
Trust Funding

Grant writing guidance:
Society for Conservation Biology
United Nations

Further general fundraising advice can be found at:
www.thirdsector.co.uk
www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk

www.how2fundraise.org

www.cafonline.org




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