Invertebrates in Zoos: Working together for wildlife
Natural History Live by Caroline Howard
Zoos aren’t just about big fluffy mammals! As the name suggests, this talk will focus on invertebrates in U.K. zoos and aquariums. Find out about conservation projects saving spiders, events designed to highlight the importance of invertebrates and research into everything from UV to invertebrate euthanasia.
Natural History Live events are free online natural history talks, comprising of a 30-40 minute talk from a guest speaker, followed by a question and answer session. We host them on Zoom and we will send out joining instructions on the day of the event. Sign up to the FSC BioLinks newsletter to find out about our other online learning opportunities here.
Tutor: Caroline Howard
Vice-chair of British & Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) Terrestrial Invertebrate Working Group
Interim Secretary of BIAZA Native Species Working Group
Background working in zoos, particularly in education and interpretation.
The FSC BioLinks project is part-funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. These Natural History Live webinars are made available to all at no cost. If you would like to contribute to the FSC BioLinks project, you can do so by selecting the option to attend at a cost of £5. All donated fees go contribute financially to FSC BioLinks project work to provide adult learning opportunities for a range of audiences.
Attendee - select if you would like to attend at a cost of £5 (all donated fees go towards supporting the FSC BioLinks project activities)
Discounted - select if you would like to attend at no cost
The usual format of Natural History Live virtual events is:
- 5 minute intro by the FSC BioLinks project team
- 30-40 minute talk presented by guest speaker
- 15-25 minute speaker Q&A session hosted by the FSC BioLinks project team