Project In Situ - Grey Crowned Babbler
Taronga Western Plains Zoo has joined with community partners in Dubbo to deliver this year's Project In situ with a focus on locally threatened bird species in the region, with a particular focus on the Grey Crowned Babbler.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo will join with community partners in Dubbo to deliver this year’s Project In Situ with a focus on locally threatened bird species in the region, with a particular focus on Grey Crowned Babbler. The program will include a class day at the Zoo where students learn about biodiversity, local ecology, conservation programs, conservation campaigns and even some marketing techniques! The program also includes a day out in the field undertaking scientific enquiry at a local field site under the guidance of community experts. The overall objective is for students to use this knowledge to create community conservation campaigns to educate their local community about the threats to these species and how they can take action! Students will come together to celebrate and showcase their work with the local community in an Expo event.
This program is suitable for students in Stages 2-4.
Zoo Day – To be negotiated with individual schools, subject to availability
Field Day – Wednesday 19th August 2015
Expo Day- Thursday 8th October 2015
Cost will be $20.00 per student for the entire program. Schools will need to prepay. Transport is not included in the cost.
For more information contact the Zoo's Education Centre on 02 6881 1433.
Taronga Western Plains Zoo Education
Phone: 02 6881 1433