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Ambassador Animal Department Structures - Shared screen with speaker view
Caterina Meyers
16:56
Eunice and Cat from Oakland Zoo
Rebecca Young Zoo Atlanta
17:00
Welcome everyone!
Martha Regester
17:01
Hi! Martha Regester from Greensboro Science Center in NC.
Duane Hills
17:04
Duane Hills, Director of Conservation Education, National Aquarium
Lindsay Elliott
17:05
Good afternoon everyone. My name is Lindsay and I am an educator with the Saint Louis Zoo.
Amanda Brunson-Cruz
17:11
Amanda Potawatomi Zoo South Bend, IN
Josh Davis
17:14
Josh Davis (he/him) Manager of Ambassador Animals at Mystic Aquarium
amanda kerstman
17:20
Ambassador Animal Team from Franklin Park Zoo!
Anjelica Peredo
17:23
Angie Peredo Education Program Manager
Nicole Warren
17:25
Hello from NC Aquarium at PKS - Nicole Warren Outreach Coordinator (she/her) :)
Kelly Ulrich
17:36
Kelly Ulrich (she/her) Director of Education & Visitor Studies at Seneca Park Zoo
Hilaire Praseuth
17:43
Animal Ambassador Team at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo :)
Anjelica Peredo
17:48
Laura Personius, Animal Programs Coordinator, San Antonio Zoo
Deanna Orr
17:55
Deanna Orr, Conservation and Ambassador Animal Manager, Virginia Living Museum
Erica Buckwalter
17:56
Erica Buckwalter (she/her), OKC Zoo, Education Programs Manager. I manage the ambassador collection here.
Madison Fischl
18:06
Madison (she/her) Ambassador Animal Keeper at the Abilene Zoo
Megan Stankiewicz
18:06
Hello! Megan Stankiewicz at Brevard Zoo
Liz Evans
18:14
Liz Evans, Manager of Behavioral Husbandry & Animal Programs, National Aquarium. Hi Becky's kitty!
Jeff Mette
18:48
Hi all! I'm Jeff Mette, Collections Manager for Live Animals at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Nicki Boyd
19:47
Hi from San Diego Zoo.
Marni Wood
22:05
Hi everyone from Zoo Miami!
Linda Castaneda
28:17
Hi from Cincinnati Zoo
Holly Houser
32:33
I forgot my collection slide! We have 100 animals across 60 species. Inverts, a large collection of herps, mammals including tenrecs, porcupines, tamanduas and llamas, large collection of birds of prey and parrots as well. :)
Holly Houser
44:44
Us, too! Haha! We are in at least six different buildings.
Lindsay Elliott
50:43
Please advance slide
Michele Sousa
51:40
You need to start slide show
Elizabeth Folta
51:50
If you have multiple screens you are probably sharing the wrong screen
Chrissy Cochran
59:19
GREAT education faces!
Rebecca Young Zoo Atlanta
01:06:22
My contact info is ryoung@zooatlanta.org by the way!
Nicki Boyd
01:06:56
We are union, both keepers and educators are in the union.
JENNY EGAN
01:08:10
Minnesota Zoo has keepers in a union but their ambassador department are in a different union from their main animal department.
Janelle Lundin
01:09:58
Woodland Park Zoo is union. Learning and Innovation presenters are part of the union. Ambassador Animals are completely under Animal Care.
Elena Appelt
01:10:09
what are your keeper to animal ratios and do any of you have guidelines to how you determine these numbers?
Holly Houser
01:10:16
I'm happy to chat offline if you think of a question after the webinar today. Feel free to contact me at hhouser@denverzoo.org
Nicki Boyd
01:10:27
Great job everyone, love to see the collaboration and how different zoos do it, but highlighting all the skills and utilizing them to the max!! Like Becky said everyone's and expert!
Michele Sousa
01:29:48
We have jelly touch tanks and invertebrate touch tanks that can be moved around
Sarah Norquist
01:30:39
Jelly tubes work well for us at the maritime aquarium as well and we are able to take them offsite, we also use a lot of inverts like crabs and such offsite
Michele Sousa
01:30:48
My old facility has a truck that they take around to schools and events
Liz Evans
01:31:09
Yes, we use smaller moon jellies in a clear PVC tube with a light in the cap. They have very specific temperature requirements and you cannot get any bubbles in the tubes
Nicki Boyd
01:31:16
The AASAG talk in AZA will have a jelly talk in it (: From National Aquarium
Nicole Warren
01:31:17
Erin we travel offsite with several different species of marine inverts such as horseshoe crabs, whelks, sea stars
Nicole Warren
01:31:48
We have a giant red hermit crab that they kids love!
Michele Sousa
01:32:18
Aquarium of the Pacific has a vehicle that has inverts and sharks
Erin Boyle
01:32:25
Awesome ideas! Thanks everyone! We definitely did “jelly wands” back in the day.
Christina Dembiec
01:37:45
cdembiec@memphiszoo.org
Rebecca Young Zoo Atlanta
01:37:47
ryoung@zooatlata,org
Caterina Meyers
01:41:12
Thank you!
Holly Houser
01:41:17
hhouser@denverzoo.org in case you missed it earlier in the chat
Nicki Boyd
01:41:19
Thank you!
stephanie arne
01:41:22
Thank you all for all of your wisdom!
Cher Vatalaro
01:41:24
cvatalaro@lvzoo.org
Linda Castaneda
01:41:24
Thanks all! Lots to great info!
Clint Lusardi
01:41:46
Thank you all for sharing your experiences
Jeff Mette
01:41:50
This was really helpful, thank you for presenting
Nicole Warren
01:41:53
Thanks everyone!