We will outline and discuss a number of innovative, activitybased and fun. The indianapolis chapter of the american association of zoo keepers would like to invite you to the 45th annual aazk national conference. Browse includes leaves and twigs from shrubs, trees and herbaceous plants. Looking at the conference proceedings of the 1980 aazk. August 24, 2011 the icebreaker will be held at the san diego zoo safari park from 5.
Paper and poster abstract guidelines are the same requiring the name of the authors, title, and employer with a 300 word or less outline of the posterpaper including introduction, content and conclusion in word 972003. Proceedings of the 20 international higher education teaching and learning association conference. We are honored to host this invaluable conference which will allow professionals in the zoological field to expand their knowledge on current animal husbandry practices, animal training, and behavioral. Thea etchells animal care staff birds started at denver zoo. Target training and voluntary blood drawing of the aldabra tortoise geochelone gigantea by amy c. The objects and purposes of this chapter shall be to promote and establish good relationships amongst professional animal care personnel. The purpose of this organization is to have our members provide a better understanding to the community about the animals and the environment around them by reaching out to conservation efforts, volunteering our hard work to facilities, and overall having fun growing as a team for the same passion in animal care and habitat sustainability.
As a nonprofit organization we are committed to fundraising for and supporting conservation organizations, as well as professional development for zoo keepers. The hotel, downtown dallas sheraton, is in a prime location across from mall of the americas. Animal transport for animal care professionals march 2, 2016 3rd annual regional symposium washington d. Enrichment articles mammals pdf animal enrichment yumpu. The world of elephants international congress, rome pdf parrott,j. Proceedings of the third international conference on environmental enrichment. We are a local chapter affiliated with the national aazk. Hey everyone this is for all who went to the 2010 aazk conference. A new modified protected contact elephant management program to maximize keeper safety.
Woodland park zoo and the puget sound chapter of aazk will host the first joint aazkicz zookeepers conference in september 2009. Target training and voluntary blood drawing of the aldabra. Ali striggow and rebecca salinas, greater houston aazk chapter. Conference biodiversity 2010 is the international year of biodiversity and in accordance with this artis royal zoo is organising a threepart conference event entitled biodiversity, opportunities for a new economics in partnership with the ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality, iucn and the nether. This webinar revisits a workshop presented by the aazk behavioral husbandry committee. Louis aazk was established in 2003 and is made up of zookeepers, zoo staff, docents and volunteers dedicated to professional animal care and conservation.
The steps that go into booking and planning the event space, hosting. Click the link on the proceedings title page to download the full conference proceedings pdf. Our paper at the 20 aazk conference goes into greater. Proceedings of the 44th annual national conference of the. For detailed call for papers and more information about the conference visit. The minnesota zoo chapter of aazk was chartered in january of 1994. Rocky mountain aazk is dedicated to our mission statement of empowering zoo professionals to protect the natural world. Browse, a significant source of nutrition and enrichment for captive animals, is becoming increasingly important and more widely used. Our membership is comprised of zoo keepers, volunteers, and denver zoo staff.
To download a pdf containing detailed abstracts of papers being. Aazk enrichment committee, a list of zoological institutions with formalized enrichment. Roger williams park zoo aazk by rwpzaazkchapter on etsy. The mission of the american association of zoo keepers is to advance excellence in the animal keeping profession, foster effective communication beneficial to animal care, support deserving conservation projects, and promote the preservation of our natural resources and animal life.
Program pre and post trips support us contact program. Full text of animal keepers forum internet archive. March 1 aazk professional development and national aazk conference grants. Aazk conservation, preservation and restoration grants.
Acknowledgement of aazk support shall be required in all publications resulting. Acknowledgement of aazk support shall be required in all publications resulting from this conservation effort. Specialized training workshop series will debut the core elements of zoo keeping. Dallas aazk is a nonprofit organization dedicated to professional animal care. Denver zoo is the home base for the rocky mountain aazk chapter. Award to attend and present at the 2017 national aazk conference.
Although not officially part of the saint louis zoo, the st. The theme is getting to the heart of behavior management in the heart of texas. Conferences are the hubs of activity in a profession where the latest achievements are presented. Aazk grant submission guidelines all aazk grant application. American association of zoo keepers aazk aazk mission. Looking at the conference proceedings of the 1980 aazk national conference, the earliest proceedings available, the majority of the papers presented focused on professional development. American association of zoo keepers aazk the alaska zoo. The 2014 conference will be hosted by the dallas zoo.
Syracuse, ny september 24, 2012 the rosamond gifford zoos chapter of the american association of zoo keepers aazk is hosting more than 200 zoo keepers from around the world at the 39th annual national aazk conference september 2327, 2012. Since its inception iaate has facilitated the exchange of information through a 4day conference held annually in february. The members of aazk were still trying to establish a degree of. Ncaazk national capital aazk chapter home facebook. Can the animals get caught in it or become trapped by it. American association of zoo keepers 2017 conference, washington d. American association of zoo keepers 2017 conference home. Proceedings of the fourth international conference on environmental enrichment. If funds other than the aazk grant were used to complete the conservation project, the participant may request that a paper presented at an aazk conference not be published in the conference proceedings. Aazk is dedicated to advancing animal care, promoting public awareness, enhancing professional development and contributing to local and global conservation through fundraising and stewardship. Aazk the birmingham chapter of the american association of zoo keepers strives toward providing continuing education, raising awareness for conservation, and fostering an appreciation for the animal care profession, while assisting the birmingham zoo in its mission. It does this through publications, conferences, chapter activities, and online resources. Proceedings of the 40th national aazk conference, pp. Iaate the international association of avian trainers and.
It does this through publications, conferences, chapter activities, and online. August 24 28, 2011 we will offer pre and post conference trips. Conference proceedings jennifer hickman, sam smith 5. Proceedings of the second international conference on environmental enrichment. Please take a moment to look around our site and see all the wonderful fundraising we do as well as the organizations that we. If you have registered for this race with an anonymous account, you can view your registrations by clicking here. Conference proceedings from the galveston conference will be available as downloadable pdfs from the members only section of the aazk website.
Hosted by ncaazk at the smithsonians national zoo for more information go to. Establishment of a zoological browse data base aza. Be patient, there is a lot of information there, it takes a little while to gather it all up. The greater baltimore chapter of aazk gbaazk is a professional organization of animal care professionals and other interested individuals affiliated with the maryland zoo in baltimore and the national aquarium. American association of zoo keepers aazk the american association of zoo keepers, inc. Environmental enrichment chicago zoological society. Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates. Aazk is a nonprofit, volunteer organization made up of professional zoo keepers and other interested people who want to do more for the conservation of animals. We have been a long standing chapter in the national aazk organization and were awarded the chapter of the year award in 20. Conference paper pdf available january 2005 with 2,994 reads. The american association of zoo keepers aazk bowling for.
This list includes key questions that should be answered for all enrichment items or programs to assess potential hazards. The denver zoological foundation dzf and rmaazk have developed a strong working relationship, and continuously work to support one anothers success in animal care and conservation. Article shall be submitted to the akf editor for consideration with a copy to the aazk grant committee chair. Groenewald hb, elsasser l, famini d, forstenpointner g. Noah shields, aazks international outreach committee. I have so many favorite moments in my career so far but i think just being able to share experiences and stories with guests about animals i have. Home hotel registration program pre and post trips support us. Aazk grant submission guidelines all aazk grant application forms can be found at. Rocky mountain aazk is dedicated to our mission statement of empowering zoo professionals to. The aazk enrichment committee also provides an excellent cautionary list for the various types of enrichment provided accessed through. This reference guide can be located in the orangutan husbandry manual see. In proceedings of the second conference on zoo and wildlife nutrition, aza nutrition advisory group, fort worth, tx.
Exploring spaces for learning edited by patrick blessinger st. Aazk runners, aazk walkerhiker, and supporternonrunnernonhiker. The american association of zoo keepers aazk is a professional organization for zookeepers and other animal care staff in the united states and canada. Honors and awards jennifer hennessey, scott trauger 8. Most of the conference committee members come from animal care background and lack event planning knowledge. The aazk race against extinction is on friday april 24, 2020. A chapter of the american association of keepers aazk. Louis chapter of american association of zoo keepers st. American association of zoo keepers posts facebook.
A full and detailed daybyday, hourbyhour schedule of our 2020 conference can be downloaded to view or print here. Memphis zoo aazk raises money to fund conservation and keeper education projects that we are passionate about. Watch for announcement of their availability in akf and on the home page of the website. This template provides authors with most of the formatting specifications needed for preparing electronic versions of pes. All papers and posters accepted for presentation and the conference will be published in the annual conference proceedings. American association of zookeepers dallas chapter home.
Rosamond gifford zoo chapter of the american association of zoo keepers hosts 2012 national convention. The mission of the american association of zoo keepers is to advance excellence in the animal keeping profession, foster communication beneficial to animal care, support conservation projects, and promote the preservation of our natural resources and animal life. Iaate the international association of avian trainers. Ncaazk national capital aazk chapter, washington d. A full and detailed daybyday, hourbyhour schedule of our 2020 conference can be downloaded to view or print here paper abstracts and presenter bios. Proceedings of the 43rd annual national conference of the. Ask questions, get answers, support the professional community. Fundraisers held at aazk chapters throughout the nation have generated both money and awareness for.
Aazk is is a membership association for animal care professionals to exchange information and network. Foster communication, professionalism, cooperation among individuals serving avian science in training, public. In partnership with your national aazk professional development committee, we are excited to bring you a varied program of workshops, papers, and speakers as the foundation of your conference experience. Please take a moment to look around our site and see all the wonderful fundraising we do as well continue reading home. American association of zoo keepers, tucson, arizona. Animal keepers forum, as well as aazk national conference proceedings. Louis aazk activities and efforts are fully endorsed by the zoo. National joint conference proceedings aazk, ema and azh, indianapolis, in. The mission of the american association of zoo keepers is to advance excellence in the animal keeping profession, foster communication beneficial to animal care, support conservation projects, and promote the. Published in the animal keepers forum, send article to the committee chair. Training in the tropics feb 2629, 2020 information and downloads for attendees.
Affiliate member national aazk conference grant which is intended for affiliate membership. Cheyenne mountain zoo 20062016 favorite zoo keeping moment. Aazk also acts as a resource for keepers and other animal care and zoo professionals to find information about education, animal care, conservation, enrichment and training. Johns university, new york, usa conference organized by. This would seem reasonable considering aazk was still a relatively new and evolving association.557 960 560 374 135 1001 76 32 1558 884 259 650 6 1545 709 567 401 688 251 271 686 90 1242 640 261 1404 1266 379 229 262 418 116 1002 1436 592 558 758 863 1493