Conservation08

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A talk on working in animal conservation by Claire Pipe of Twycross Zoo, UK. Delivered as part of the Careers After Biological Sciences seminar series at the University of Leicester.
(c) Claire Pipe (2008)

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Conservation08

  1. 1. Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Tywcross Zoo Graduate 2003 BSc (Hons) Environmental Biology Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
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  5. 5. Sustainability • Waste • Renewable Energy • Water treatment systems • Procurement • Reduction of Emissions • ISO14001 Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
  6. 6. Education and Fundraising Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
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  10. 10. Conservation Projects Managing Funding Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
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  14. 14. Building Relationships Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
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  29. 29. Getting There • Module choices are very important • My key modules – Behavioural Ecology – Wildlife Management and Population Biology – Applied Ecology – Behavioural Ecology in Nature • Seek out extra curricular – Conservation Activities Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
  30. 30. Gain experience • Volunteered as in Education Dept • Worked full-time as Education Officer for two years • Attend as many learning experiences as possible post grad • Co-ordination of Conservation Fund and Sustainability Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
  31. 31. Top Tips 1) Think carefully about your module choices 2) Don’t underestimate modules that give you underlying information - Genes, Development and Inheritance 3) Pick a practical dissertation not research 4) Look at alternate routes to get there 5) Be prepared to do anything! 6) Be prepared to work for free! Don’t expect a big salary! 7) Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
  32. 32. Monthly Newsletter conservation@twycrosszoo.org Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo
  33. 33. Any Questions? Claire Pipe Conservation Officer Twycross Zoo

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