Katelyn Mucha is Product Owner, ZIMS for Studbooks, Species360. She is also an Adjunct Population Biologist for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' (AZA) Population Management Center. Are you managing a head start program, a release program, or a breeding…
To master best practices in recording and using animal data, more than two dozen individuals participated in the Association of Zoos and Aquariums' (AZA) 2023 Professional Development course in Institutional Records Keeping. Attendees traveled to the course from a wide range of institutions and locations, including zoos and aquariums serving communities in North, Central, and Latin America. Species360 Training and Member Support representatives taught modules throughout the course, continuing more than 20 years of partnership supporting the AZA course.
In a letter to members, CEO Jim Guenter recaps 2022 events and achievements at nonprofit Species360.
Congratulations to Erika Fronk on her 10th anniversary with Species360! As a Member Support Advocate, Erika directly supports more than 270 association and institutional members, including regional associations World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA), European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), Zoo and Aquarium Association - Australasia (ZAA), and more. In 2021, Erika handled nearly 1,800 questions and help requests from our members.
Species360's ZIMS for Studbooks team introduces an age structure tool to view animals by age and to quickly see the number of males and females by age.
The Species360 training support team once again exceeded metrics for helping members. Here's a look at the results!
Species360 releases ZIMS for Studbooks global search tool -- allowing associations, species survival programs, zoos, and aquariums to identify studbooks and managers supporting collaborative breeding programs.
Joe Barkowski, APM Committee Vice Chair for SSPs and Studbooks, will be hosting the next ZIMS for Studbooks Workshop which will take place on Tuesday, October 13 at 2pm Eastern.
Sarah Greeley, Field Conservation Coordinator, and Brigid Randle, Animal Registrar, Living Desert Zoo, talk with "Connected" host Latif Nasser about the role of population management programs in saving species. (Photo: Netflix, "Connected")
Every month, Species360 provides webinars focused on helping studbook keepers use ZIMS for Studbooks. Join us live for one of six upcoming virtual get togethers, or watch a previously-recorded session.