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Conservation

Passion Into Conservation Action (PiCA) Program

PICA

shutterstock_71354635The Birmingham Zoo’s Passion into Conservation Action (PICA) Program, allows employees to submit conservation research projects that the Zoo will fund. These projects support the Zoo’s conservation initiatives. After the applications were reviewed and narrowed down through a selection process, individuals were awarded grants to fund their chosen projects.

2015-2016 Passion Into Conservation Action (PICA) Grant Recipients

Jessie Griswold, Quarantine Animal Care Professional, AHC

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Celeste Hicks, Lead Keeper, Sea Lions

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Dane Jorgensen, Animal Care Professional, Primates

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Terra Manasco, Special Projects Manager, Administration

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Mallory Peebles, Animal Care Professional, TOA

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Andrea Scherrens, Animal Care Professional, Children’s Zoo

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Laura Schillinger, Zoological Manager, Trails of Africa

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Roger Torbert, Vice President of Education

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For the 2014-2015 Passion Into Conservation Action (PICA) Grant Recipients, click here.

For the 2013-2014 Passion Into Conservation Action (PICA) Grant Recipients, click here.

For the 2012-2013 Passion Into Conservation Action (PICA) Grant Recipients, click here.