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Central Melbourne

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Tuesday 7.20am
for 7.40am
RACV City Club
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000
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Chris Banks
Zoos Victoria’s international conservation partnerships

As a zoo-based conservation organisation, Zoos Victoria supports recovery programs for 21 threatened native species and a range of international conservation projects. The key criterion for the international relationships is clear benefits to both wildlife and people.

Chris is manager of Zoos Victoria’s International Conservation Partnerships. In this role he details Zoos Victoria’s multi-year partnerships in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and Uganda, a conservation grants program and a sister zoo partnership in Port Moresby.

Chris Banks
Dec 13, 2016
Zoos Victoria’s international conservation partnerships
Dec 20, 2016
Dec 27, 2016
No regular meeting today
Jan 03, 2017
No regular meeting today
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