20 August 2017 - 25 August 2017|
International Congress of Ecology
8 August 2017
Volume 2017, number 3
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Connecting keepers worldwide
The vision of ICZA global network of zookeepers with the highest standards of professional animal care contributing to a diverse and sustainable natural world where neither wild animals nor their habitats are in danger.?
The mission of ICZThe ICZ will build a worldwide network among zookeepers and other professionals in the field of wildlife care and conservation. This exchange of experience and knowledge will improve the professionalism of zookeepers for the benefit of the animals under their care and promote awareness and actions that will contribute to the preservation of wildlife everywhere.
International Congress on ZookeepingWhere: Fundacion Temaiken, Buenos Aires, Argentina
When : October 14th-18th, 2018
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Illustrated handbook on zookeepingWe need your help!
The ICZ committee is presently seeking YOUR assistance for a very exciting project. It is an illustrated handbook on zookeeping which will be produced in a number of selected chapters. The aim is to provide instruction for these keepers who are unable to read or source educational material in their own language.
This project aims to provide keepers with a simple guide to improve animal husbandry and keeper safety via the use of pictograms. To create these we need people from zoos and wildlife parks around the world to send us sequential shots of keepers undertaking their daily tasks. The first one we will be concentrating on is feeding. The photos will only be used in the development of the pictograms and not for any other purpose. It doesn?t matter how good or poor your facilities are the main idea is to see how the actual tasks are being done.
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To help please contact Carsten Knott - Vice President ICZ. You will receive an answer with the link to upload the pics to a cloud in a specific time frame.
Including the ICZ in your willConsider leaving a bequeath for the ICZ in your will.
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