Conservation Projects
Anna Francis

Conservation

This archive contains just a few of the 700+ projects supported by BIAZA members every year.
Many of these projects are BIAZA annual award winners and commendations.

Harvesting as a tool for avian translocation
Harvesting as a tool for avian translocation Paignton Zoo aimed to develop a method of harvesting and hand-rearing wild cirl bunting nestlings and use this method to establish a self-sustaining population in Cornwall. Find out More
Painting a brighter future for the African wild dog
Painting a brighter future for the African wild dog Yorkshire Wildlife Park has been working with Painted Dog Conservation and Wildlife Vets International in Zimbabwe, bringing together ex situ conservation breeding and in situ conservation activities. Find out More
Reintroduction of the large heath butterfly
Reintroduction of the large heath butterfly The large heath butterfly had not been seen in Heysham Moss, Lancashire, for more than 100 years. In 2012, Chester Zoo partnered with the Lancashire Wildlife Trust and Lancashire Environmental Fund to reintroduce the butterfly to the area. Find out More
Madagascar Teal Breeding Programme
Madagascar Teal Breeding Programme Durrell initiated in-situ work in Menabe in 1992 Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri is endemic to western Madagascar where it is restricted to mangroves and coastal wetlands. Poorly studied before Durrell initiated in-situ work in Menabe in 1992 this species is considered Endangered by ... Find out More