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Animal Care Staff Complete HAZWOPER Workshop

Members of the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island’s animal care team recently attended a HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations) 24 Hour workshop at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore , Mar yland. K ristin Clark, Maddy VanMiddlesworth, Connie Dobbs and Leslie Vegas individually completed 16 hours of coursework before spending two days at the Zoo learning how to respond to the needs of wildlife affected by oil spills and other disasters. Upon completion of this course,... Read More
at Thursday, June 14, 2018

AZA Grants Accreditation to the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Silver Spring, Maryland (April 3, 2017)  – The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission. “Accreditation by AZA signifies that North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island is providing the best animal welfare and care possible,” said AZA President and CEO Dan Ashe. “As a proven leader in wildlife conservation, the North... Read More
Posted by Chelsea Miller at Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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