From the Desk of Dan Ashe

Category: Education

Helping Parents During COVID Closures

Guest blog by Allison Price, Director of Learning Experiences, Lincoln Park Zoo & AZA Conservation Education Committee Chair You can find a list of live streams and educational opportunitie s on AZA's new page . Zoos and aquariums are no strangers to helping the public through times of difficulty. Whether in the days after 9/11, when people came through our gates seeking a sense of normalcy and community or on the smaller everyday scale, when families experiencing... Read More
at Friday, March 20, 2020

Advocating the Importance of Aquariums, Zoos, and Museums

Earlier this week, I joined representatives from the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) and several of our AZA-accredited members on Capitol Hill for the 10 th Annual Museums Advocacy Day. Museums Advocacy Day is AZA’s chance to join with other museums to demonstrate to Congress the importance of federal funding and other issues affecting museums and emphasize how museums, zoos, and aquariums are essential partners at the federal, state, and local levels in providing education and... Read More
at Thursday, March 1, 2018

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