Our mission is to protect and conserve the natural world by offering the public engaging wildlife education programs and experiences with animals to help foster the necessary awareness, knowledge, skills and confidence to live in an environmentally responsible way.

The feedback from this survey, submitted by individuals that have taken part in any one of our education programs, helps us ensure we successfully fulfill this mandate. Thank you for your contribution and support.

1. How old are you?

2. Which program did you participate in?

As a result of your participation in the aforementioned program:

3. Did it increase your knowledge of the animals seen or discussed (eg- habitat, behaviour, diet, etc.)?

4. Do you feel as though you have a closer emotional and/or spiritual relationship with animals?

5. Regarding animal care and welfare, did it change any preconceptions or the way you now act and/or behave around animals (eg- recognizing the emotional lives of animals, becoming a vegetarian, not killing spiders because of a phobia, etc.)?

6. Do you feel you have a stronger concern for species at risk?

7. Did it increase your awareness and understanding of environmental concerns (eg- climate change, habitat loss, invasive species, pollution, human population, over-harvesting, etc.)?

8. Were you inspired to make some lifestyle changes to address some of these issues (eg-carpooling, reducing waste, donating to wildlife conservation charity, etc.)?

9. Do you feel as though you have a stronger concern for nature and the state of the planet?

10. Based on your experience, do you feel accredited zoos and aquariums play an important role in conservation education (defined as the teaching and learning process of how people and nature interact in such a way that the balance of life on this planet is maintained)?