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Top lionfish experts to help Bermuda
Friday, October 05, 2012

FRIDAY, OCT. 5: The Western Atlantic’s leading authorities on lionfish management are to run a two-day workshop with some of the island’s key environmental figures next week. 


Story of the cahow goes international
Friday, October 05, 2012

FRIDAY, OCT. 5: The story of how Bermuda’s cahow was brought back from the brink of extinction will hit bookstores across the world next week.


Popular Zoological Society employee dies of cancer
Friday, September 28, 2012

Friends and family yesterday paid tribute to Bermuda Zoological Society’s educational boat captain Tim Hasselbring, who has died from cancer aged 38.


Young dad's death devastates family
Friday, September 28, 2012

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28: A heartbroken wife has spoken of her family’s devastating loss after the death of her husband from cancer.


'A visionary with an infectious enthusiasm for life'
Friday, September 28, 2012

FRIDAY, SEPT. 28: Tributes from Tim Hasselbring’s close friends and colleagues have poured in from across the island in the wake of his death.



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All the latest updates and news from the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo, one of Bermuda's leading visitor attractions!

Flamingos on the move
Royal Gazette
Saturday, June 02, 2012

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His Excellency the Governor Mr. George Fergusson launches Bermuda Zoological Society's
"Flamingo Flocking" fundraising campaign on the Government House lawn. Funds from the
month-long campaign support BZS environmental education programmes for children.
From left: Governor Fergusson, BZS volunteer Jennifer Chisnall and Dr. Ian Walker,
Principal Curator of Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo.

Plastic flamingos will be paying surprise visits across the Island this month — as they move on from their starting point on the lawns of Government House.

The Bermuda Zoological Society is deploying its fund-raising flock of model birds replicating one of the top attractions at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo (BAMZ).

The colourful plastic birds can be hired for a day to appear on the lawns or office lobbies unsuspecting targets.

You can even buy Anti-Flocking Insurance, to help out BMZ and ensure that the migrating flock doesn’t come to roost in your front yard.

Governor George Fergusson launched the event yesterday with the cutting of a hot-pink ribbon at his new residence.

Throughout the month, the plastic birds can be booked for $70 at residences, $250 at companies — or, for $1,000, the entire flock of 150 can be hired.

To take part, call the Flamingo Flocking Hotline at 293-2727 extension 2130 or e-mailbzsflamingoflocking@hotmail.com. Crews will deliver the birds at evening, where they will remain for 24 hours before flying on.

The money raised will go toward educational programmes for the BZS.

Useful website: www.bamz.org.