Volunteer Recognition

The animal department could not function without the many volunteers that help us out. We’ve written many posts in the past about the many roles they play in our department so I won’t repeat what we have already said. This year the department nominated Donald and Sofia for the Volunteer Center of Durham’s Key Volunteer Awards.The luncheon is an opportunity to recognize volunteers from agencies around Durham that work to improve the community. I was proud to join our twoRead more

Red Wolf Award

Two weeks ago I received thanks from the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) for the Museum’s involvement in the red wolf recovery program. In 2007 the Red Wolf Recovery Program won top honors from AZA: The North American Conservation Award is presented annually by AZA, and is described by AZA as: The Association of Zoos and Aquariums names conservation as its highest priority, and recognizes exceptional efforts by AZA Institution, Related Facility or Conservation Partner members toward regional habitatRead more