G.O. Program Orientation

When:
February 7, 2015 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2015-02-07T18:00:00+00:00
2015-02-07T20:00:00+00:00

Want to get to know the animals better? Join the G.O. Program! You’ll have the opportunity to observe the animals and collect valuable data. No experience needed.

Observers use a list of described behaviors to record an animal’s activity for a set period of time, usually 20 minutes per individual. The data collected helps zookeepers to better understand how the animals are spending their day and how they are utilizing their exhibit. This information is then used by keepers to further enhance animal care. It also creates baseline data for future studies which may be performed by zookeepers or students. Future opportunities in this growing program include data entry, statistics, studies, species specific ethogram development, and a call out list to assist keepers in observing introductions, births, and more.

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Events & Classes

Jul
1
Sat
2017
9:30 am Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Phil Johnston – professional tracker and wildlife biologist – will share his expertise on how to identify local animal signs including tracks, scat, burrows and scratch marks. COURSE DETAILS: Dates: First Saturday of the Month: March 4, April 1, May 6, … Continue reading
Aug
5
Sat
2017
9:30 am Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Wildlife Tracking Workshop
Phil Johnston – professional tracker and wildlife biologist – will share his expertise on how to identify local animal signs including tracks, scat, burrows and scratch marks. COURSE DETAILS: Dates: First Saturday of the Month: March 4, April 1, May 6, … Continue reading

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