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Educating students about healthy marine life, sustainable seafood & how their choices matter. Fish for Good Schools Program ▶

Let the Zoo help you and your students engage in different topics with a number of special themed workshops. Below are the special workshops on offer currently:

Tackling tourism and Zoo business

Come and learn about tourism and business from the award winning Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Learn about the business activities, marketing strategies and other operations that deliver a range of products and services within the successful Zoo business.
 

World Water Day

World Water Day
The Zoo will celebrate International World Water Day with a variety of workshops and activities. We will focus on the recreational use of our local wetland environments and the importance of wetland ecosystems to biodiversity.

Evolution of Australian Biota

Evolution of Australian Biota
Curriculum-related workshop on Year 12 Biology Topic - Evolution of Australian Biota. Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education Centre will present live encounters with a range of Australian animals. See how these animals are adapted to their environment.

Project Glossy Black

Taronga Western Plains Zoo along with community partners in Dubbo will deliver this year's Project In Situ with a focus on locally threatened bird species in the region, with a particular focus on Glossy Black Cockatoo.