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Monday, March 20, 2023
The seal who was found on Clearwater Beach last month has officially been named Northlands — with Ruby Dill naming the seal after her granddaughter’s school — and Northlands will soon be traveling to the USA with the aim he continue his rehabilitation before being released back into the wild.
Plans Being Made To Send Seal To The USA
Saturday, March 18, 2023
The seal that was found in Bermuda last month — which is only a few weeks old — is “eating six pounds of fish a day, gaining weight, and generally doing well,” and plans are being made to send him to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, with the same facility that accepted the seal that was found here in 2019, set to assist again.
BZS Trunk Island Cottage Receives Upgrade!
Friday, March 17, 2023
Thanks to the unwavering support of our donors, the Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) has recently completed renovations to the cottage on Trunk Island – the BZS Living Classroom, the jewel in the crown of BZS education. The renovations have expanded the footprint of the current island classroom to encompass an expansion of the sheltered porches for outdoor learning while also providing storage areas for teaching tools.
Over 500 People Attend Lionfish Chowder Event
Friday, February 24, 2023
Chiko&T’s Restaurant won both the People’s Choice and Judge’s Awards at the BZS Lionfish Chowder competition, while The Cloud at the Waterfront, Wahoo’s Bistro, the Loren and the Spot Restaurant claimed second and third place honours.
HSBC Announced as Lead Sponsor of BZS Micro Forest Project
Monday, February 20, 2023
With the impacts of climate change being felt more and more each year, the need for reforestation projects has arguably never been more important and urgent. The Bermuda Zoological Society (BZS) today announced that HSBC has thrown its weight behind increasing Bermuda’s biodiversity, as Lead Sponsor of the BZS Micro Forest Project – Bermuda's Official Micro Forest Initiative.
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By Alyssa Brewer
Published Jul 10, 2012 at 8:49 am (Updated Jul 10, 2012 at 8:49 am)
Governor George Fergusson at the launch of Bermuda Zoological Society's "Flamingo Flocking"
fundraising campaign on the Government House lawn last month. This year's fundraising flockings
have been deemed a success and are now over for another year. Also pictured is BZS volunteer
Jennifer Chisnall and Dr Ian Walker, Principal Curator of Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo.
After a month of flockings, the Bermuda Zoological Society’s pink plastic flamingos are returning to their storage roost until next year.
The fundraiser brought in almost $10,000 through more than 80 flockings across the Island throughout June.
Governor George Fergusson launched this year’s campaign with a flocking on the Government House front lawn on June 1. For the rest of the month, individuals and companies surprised friends and colleagues by having the flock of pink plastic flamingos planted in yards, offices and building lobbies.
Money raised during the campaign supports conservation education classes at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo. These programmes provide classes, field trips, camps and marine expeditions to more than 6,000 students annually.
BZS development director Lynda Johnson said: “We hope we didn’t ruffle too many feathers, but this year’s Flamingo Flocking campaign was a great success.
“Thank you to everyone who participated — we look forward to another fantastic flocking season next year!”