Zoo

Department of Animal Science represents at Zoo STEM night

September 27, 2017

STEM activitySeptember 19 th the Des Moines Blank Park Zoo held a STEM night geared towards 3-5 th graders celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The event focused on introducing students to different STEM careers as they had the opportunity to participate in fun activities throughout the zoo.  Amy Powell, Extension Program Specialist III as well as Animal Scienc Read more about Department of Animal Science represents at Zoo STEM night

Zoo / Exotics / Wildlife Interest Group

The PVC's Zoo/Exotic/Wildlife Interest Group (ZEWIG) focuses on the fields of Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, and Animal Ecology that involve wildlife as well as zoo and exotic animals. ZEW events often include activities involving the general care, training, showing, nutrition, pathology, virology, toxicology, physiology, diagnosis, medical treatment, ethical treatment, surgery, recovery, and rehabilitation of Zoo/Exotic/Wildlife. ZEW often takes field trips to wildlife sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers, commercial zoos, and exotic rescues/sanctuaries. Read more about Zoo / Exotics / Wildlife Interest Group

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