Welcome to ASZK
a society based on improving the welfare of
wild animals in captivity by allowing members
to communicate achievements and advances in
the areas of primarily animal husbandry.
Upcoming ASZK events
Invertebrate Keeping Workshop - Melbourne Museum 7-8 August 2014
Click here for registration information - places strictly limited to 20 - 6 places still available.
RAW AFRICA ASZK Tour Uganda 8 - 22nd August 2014
A great opportunity to spend time working in a zoo in Uganda as well as seeing some of the exciting wildlife found there. Click here for link
New Member Benefits
20% Discount - New Zookeeping Book
I’m pleased to let you know, on behalf of editorial director Christie Henry, that Zookeeping: An Introduction to the Science and Technology has published.
We’re happy to offer your ICZ members a 20% discount on the book, available for sale on our website. The following link adds one copy to the shopping cart at the discounted price; the discount code is WAZA20 (they can use this code we developed for WAZA).
Dr Vicky Melfi is Behavioural Biologist at Taronga Zoo Dr Sheila Pankhurst is Head of the Department of Life Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University
Dr Vicky Melfi is Behavioural Biologist at Taronga Zoo
Dr Sheila Pankhurst is Head of the Department of Life Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University
Aussie Dog Enrichment Devices - 25% off
see back page of thylacinus Vol 37 No 3
Important industry events
Australasian Training and Conditioning Workshop -Taronga Zoo 19 - 23 October 2014 Click here for information.
International Rhino Keepers Association Meeting - Chester Zoo 15-18 June 2015
International Congress on Zookeeping 9 - 13 September 2015 - Leipzig Germany. Visit iczoo.org for information.
Keeper Funding Opportunities - Grants and scholarships
ASZK Des Spittall Scholarship for Keeper Research - applications now open
Named in honour of the late Des Spittall, a life member of ASZK, the ASZK committee has launched the Des Spittall Scholarship for keeper research. This is open to people who have been a financial member of ASZK for 12 months or more. This is an annual scholarship up to the value of $2,000 Click here for details
ASZK Annual Awards
To nominate or for more information - please go to the 'Announcements' Page
If you have any queries regarding ASZK please email firstname.lastname@example.org