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Micro Forests set to get bigger
Saturday, August 27, 2022

More microforests are set to appear around the island as a Bermuda Zoological Society project to plant more trees and shrubs continues to grow.


The BZS Awards Four Students Environmental Science Scholarships
Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Four Bermudian students have been awarded a combined $15,000 in educational funds as part of the Bermuda Zoological Society’s (BZS) annual BZS Steinhoff programme. Osei Agyapong, Imogen Peckett, Logan Soares and Naphisa Smith were selected for their academic achievements and their commitment to protecting the environment.


From Block Island to Montauk Through Sharks, Currents and Cramps
Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Lori King of Long Island finished a nearly 24-mile trip in 8 hours 39 minutes 45 seconds. Once her swim is certified, King will be recognized as the first person to complete the journey.


Hamilton Lions pump up the cash for local charities
Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Two charities reaped $11,000 each thanks to an enduring fundraiser by Hamilton Lions Club.

The proceeds from the club’s 53rd annual Gas-O-Rama and raffle draw were presented to Vision Bermuda and the Bermuda Zoological Society.


Aspen Plants First Red Mangroves on Trunk Island
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

On Friday 3rd June, employees from Aspen were excited to plant the first young red mangrove trees in their sponsored Coastal Red Mangrove Forest on Trunk Island – the Bermuda Zoological Society’s (BZS) ‘Living Classroom’.



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Flamingo flockings are over
Royal Gazette
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

By Alyssa Brewer
Published Jul 10, 2012 at 8:49 am (Updated Jul 10, 2012 at 8:49 am)

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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!”