Proceedings October 2014


Introduction to Thrigby Wildlife Gardens - Ken Sims (Thrigby Wildlife Gardens)

Update from BIAZA - Zara Gaspar (BIAZA)

Conservation - Small zoos working to protect the reddish buff moth - Tracy Dove (Isle of Wight Zoo)

Volunteers/Best practice - Claire Ingram (Banham Zoo)

Developing a small zoo - Woodside Wildlife and Falconry

Protecting our native species - Jason Palmer (New Forest Wildlife Park)

A case study on increasing visitor numbers - Kathleen Graham (Curraghs Wildlife Park)

Marketing a small zoo - Ray Smith (Old McDonald's Farm)

Marketing and PR Workshop - helping BIAZA help you/new guidelines, promoting the work of good zoos and dealing with future crises  - Zara Gaspar (BIAZA)

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