Stories from the Field An online conservation lecture series from Bristol Zoological Society

We are moving our free Conservation Lecture series online.

Every fortnight one of our conservation scientists will share their “Stories from the Field”, giving you a look at the reality of doing conservation work in some of the world’s most biodiverse places.


More info coming soon for 2021!

Catch up with our previous Stories from the Field: 

The gentle giants of Equatorial Guinea: conserving Monte Alén’s western lowland gorillas.
Dr Grainne McCabe.

They are what they eat: understanding the plight of the African penguin.
Dr Ali Cotton.

Finding the forest spirits: the search for lemur leaf frogs in Costa Rica.
Dr Tim Bray.

How to care for a bleeding heart: Conservation effort in the Philippines.
Dr Daphne Kerhoas.

A Decade of Decapods: the quest to save our native crayfish from extinction.
Jen Nightinghale.

From blue-eyed lemurs to blue-eyed ibis: conserving the unique wildlife of northwestern Madagascar.
Dr Amanda Webber.
Find answers to some of the questions asked during this lecture here.

Save our bacon: Husbandry and conservation of the Critically Endangered Visayan warty pig in the Philippines
Shanika Ratnayake

Spotting giraffes in Northern Cameroon
Caspian Johnson

Brain-training in the Zoo: Linking Animal Cognition, Behaviour and Welfare
Dr Fay Clark

Horror Stories from the Field: Motley misadventures, mishaps, maladies and misfortunes
Dr Mark Abrahams

Now faced with a third closure, the BZS Appeal is more important than ever


Now faced with a third closure, the BZS Appeal is more important than ever