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BZS: Kids On The Reef Programme
Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently completed the ninth year of the Kids on the Reef spring programme, “an immersion programme teaching children the significance of marine conservation and the skills of free-diving.

No vaccinations for BAMZ animals, yet
Tuesday, August 03, 2021

The residents of the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo have not received Covid-19 vaccinations, but that could change as research continues.

Mangrove forest project gets boost from Aspen donation
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

An environmental drive to create a coastal red mangrove forest on Trunk Island has been boosted by a $125,000 donation from Aspen Bermuda.

Support Creation Of Coastal Mangrove Forest
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has received a donation from Aspen Bermuda Limited to support the creation of a “Coastal Red Mangrove Forest” on Trunk Island.

‘Living Classroom’ gets $10,000 donation from Bermuda Garden Club
Thursday, June 24, 2021

The “Living Classroom” on Trunk Island has benefited from a $10,000 donation by the Garden Club of Bermuda.


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New generation of coconut palm trees planted at BAMZ
Royal Gazette - Sékou Hendrickson
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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A new generation of coconut palm trees have been planted around the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.

The Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) planted the 12 young plants over the weekend along BAMZ’s parking area in Flatts Village to add to the line of existing coconut palms and preserve the “staple piece of Flatts beauty”.

Volunteers spent Saturday afternoon mapping out spaces along the waterline before holes were dug up by Derek Richold, of DB Mini Excavating.

Greenway Landscaping then planted the trees - two of which had been donated to the cause by the company’s owner, Manuel Botelho.

A spokeswoman for BZS said that the original trees were first planted in the 1930s, but many had been lost to age and hurricane damage.

Colin Brown, the president of the BZS, said: “With the 100th Anniversary of BAMZ fast approaching in 2026, and the 50th anniversary of BZS not far behind, the BZS were happy to plant seeds for the future.”

He added: “The BZS continues to support education in Bermuda through the support of our membership and many corporate donors.

“We look forward to growing our schools programmes past the current 8000-plus student experiences we provide annually.”