Stories in the ‘Guest Blogger Series’ Category

Guest Blogger Carolyn Jess is Back to Talk About Endangered Species Day

Posted by in Be a Conservation Hero,Guest Blogger Series,Zoo News

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We have invited Carolyn Jess back to help us out as guest blogger in 2015 with a focus on native wildlife. Jess is a 13 year old student who has agreed to be our special guest blogger about wildlife conservation. Carolyn was awarded the Alban Heiser Conservation Award in 2014, presented to her by Jack […]

A Day in the Life of a Houston Zoo Gorilla

Posted by in African Forest,Gorillas,Guest Blogger Series,Zoo News

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Written by William Weeks, Ashley Kramer & Meredith Ross I am Ajari, a 14 year old male.  I am the youngest member of the Houston Zoo bachelor group.   I live with 30 year old Chaka, and 23 year old Mike. Yawn……Is it time to wake up already? I want to sleep in more. Oh NO, […]

Sabinga’s Updates: Houston Teens On Conservation

Posted by in Community-Based Conservation,Conservation News,Global Conservation,Guest Blogger Series,Zoo News

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Houston Zoo has messages about conservation both in the zoo buildings and outside in the public spaces that relate to the animals we care for! Houston Zoo Education Department conducts education programs for all ages.  A program is where an educator or naturalist may show and talk about live animals, or point out important aspects at […]

Sabinga’s Updates: Learning About Saving Nature at the Zoo

Posted by in Community-Based Conservation,Conservation News,Guest Blogger Series,Naturally Wild Swap Shop,Zoo News

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The Houston Zoo has many ways to get involved with saving wildlife and education. I got a tour of the Houston Zoo’s Naturally Wild Swap Shop by staff member, Charlona. I learned a lot!! The Swap Shop is another place that gives a shot in the arm to conservation! It’s a place where children bring […]

Sabinga’s Updates: The Houston Zoo Staff Conservation Fund

Posted by in Community-Based Conservation,Conservation News,Guest Blogger Series,Zoo News

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The Houston Zoo is excited to welcome a new intern who comes to us all the way from Kenya, in East Africa. Sabinga is in the United States participating in the Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). The Community College Initiative Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Northern Virginia Community […]

Sabinga’s Updates: How Saving Elephants is Like Saving Sea Turtles

Posted by in Community-Based Conservation,Guest Blogger Series,Sea Turtles,Zoo News

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The Houston Zoo is excited to welcome a new intern who comes to us all the way from Kenya, in East Africa. Sabinga is in the United States participating in the Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). The Community College Initiative Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Northern Virginia Community […]

Guest Blogger Carolyn Jess Talks About Houston Zoo Crew

Posted by in Behind the Scenes,Guest Blogger Series,Supporting Your Zoo,Zoo News

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We have invited Carolyn Jess back to help us out as guest blogger in 2015 with a focus on native wildlife. Jess is a 13 year old student who has agreed to be our special guest blogger about wildlife conservation. Carolyn was awarded the Alban Heiser Conservation Award in 2014, presented to her by Jack […]

Sabinga’s Updates: Wildlife Protection Efforts Near the Ocean

Posted by in Aquatic Animals,Conservation News,Guest Blogger Series,Sea Turtles,Texas Conservation,Zoo News

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The Houston Zoo is excited to welcome a new intern who comes to us all the way from Kenya, in East Africa. Sabinga is in the United States participating in the Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). The Community College Initiative Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Northern Virginia Community […]

Discover What Makes the Houston Toad So Unique

Posted by in Amphibians,Animal Updates,Guest Blogger Series,Houston Toad,Sending Animals Back to the Wild,Texas Conservation,Zoo News

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The Houston Zoo is excited to welcome a new intern who comes to us all the way from Kenya, in East Africa. Gilbert Sabinga is in the United States as participating in the Community College Initiative Program (CCIP). The Community College Initiative Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by Northern […]

Guest Blogger Carolyn Jess Talks Giraffes

Posted by in Giraffes,Global Conservation,Guest Blogger Series,Mammals

We have invited Carolyn Jess back to help us out as guest blogger in 2013 with a focus on native wildlife. Jess is a 13 year old student who has agreed to be our special guest blogger about wildlife conservation. We first met Carolyn in October 2011 when she came out to the Zoo to […]

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