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The Fort Worth Zoo’s MOLA and Conservation

Apr 9th, 2012 | By
The Fort Worth Zoo’s MOLA and Conservation

I went to the Fort Worth Zoo recently and talked with Joey the zookeeper in the Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The Fort Worth Zoo describes the MOLA as “spacious, humidity-controlled exhibits and state-of-the-art conservation tools, such as quarantine rooms and hibernaculuma that facilitate the breeding of rare, endangered and critically endangered animals. In response to
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An Interview with Bob Smith – Birder and Wildlife Enthusiast

Feb 23rd, 2012 | By
An Interview with Bob Smith – Birder and Wildlife Enthusiast

I (Joe Kirkham) interviewed a friend of mine a couple days ago. His name is Bob Smith and he has been working with animal breeding and conservation for many years. I wanted to share some of the things he had to say about wildlife, especially his favorite – birds. J:Where are some of the places
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An Interview with Scott Wilson of the earth friendly Quorum Architects

Dec 29th, 2011 | By
An Interview with Scott Wilson of the earth friendly Quorum Architects

My friend’s dad, Scott Wilson, owns the Quorum Architects firm in Fort Worth, Texas.  They’ve been in business for almost 20 years. Quorum Architects try to build with the earth in mind. I (Joe K) talked a little with Scott about how his company is trying to help conserve and maintain natural habitats. J: Why
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Monarchs are Everywhere!

Nov 28th, 2011 | By
Monarchs are Everywhere!

The weather is getting cold and Monarch butterflies have been seen all over the place. They are migrating to a warmer place for the winter. Every year monarch butterflies migrate. They are cold-blooded so they need to be in a    warmer climate to survive. They also need to be near flowers so they can’t live
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Moody Gardens is anything but when it comes to conservation!

Oct 15th, 2011 | By
Moody Gardens is anything but when it comes to conservation!

I recently went to Galveston, Texas and Moody Gardens® is always on our agenda. Moody Gardens® is involved in a lot of different animal and nature conservation programs. They do research for one thing. They work with experts and scientists and universities to invent or find new ways to care for wildlife health and to
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