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Newsletter Articles & Photos Needed!

June 23, 2017

The ZRA Newsletter Steering Committee
is looking for articles, announcements, photos, and
suggestions for the Association newsletter, ‘For the Record’!

Items can include - but are not limited to:
  • Photos: Births/hatches, new species to your collection, memorials
  • Suggestions for the Member Spotlight
  • Listserv discussion follow up information
  • Tips & Tricks for ZIMS, Tracks, or any registrar tasks
  • News about conservation projects, exhibit openings, events or happenings
  • at your institution etc.
  • Reports from conferences or classes you’ve attended
  • Funny typos from daily reports
  • Job announcements*
  • Upcoming event announcements*
  • Anything else you’d like to suggest!

For time-sensitive information, please remember issues are published quarterly in Jan, Apr, July, Oct - so plan your submission accordingly.

Send your submissions, suggestions, or questions to our team:
Krista Adelhardt krista.adelhardt@zoo.org
Melody Brooks mbrooks@sandiegozoo.org
Deanna Snell deannas@calgaryzoo.com
Ashley Davenport adavenport@littlerock.gov

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