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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.

World Environment Day

Evolution of Australian Biota
World Environment Day is an annual event that is aimed at being the biggest and most widely celebrated global day for positive environmental action.  Come along and join us at Taronga Western Plains Zoo where students will learn about endangered species, their threats and how Taronga's Conservation Campaigns help every day people to take ACTION for wildlife.

Project Grey Crowned Babbler

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 Grey Crowned Babbler.