PLACING yourself in a scene of perfection backstage at a fashion show, for example has implications for personal insecurities. Similarly, pulling up to a hotel where the endless lawns are being trimmed by hand with scissors and the verdant foliage looks like a mobile phone screensaver, has the potential to make you feel, well, a little scruffy. Thankfully, the minute my scruffy sandals entered this hallowed scene at The Nam Hai, my old suitcase disappeared out of sight aboard a golf buggy, a cooling cup of passion fruit tea was placed in one hand and a rosewater scented cold towel pressed into the other.
The video was produced for a service learning project, in which students assess the needs of a client and do a communications plan. In this case, the client was School of Communication and Culture’s Prof. Virginia McKendry and Royal Roads’ aboriginal relations co ordinator Greg Sam, who are collaborating on the Tse Tsa Watle project..
Bassett Lowke solicited the services of another man, Henry Greenly, a designer of model trains. Henry Greenly eventually established a system of scales (HO, G, N, S Scale model trains) using Marklin gauges. He also started the first periodical dedicated to model railways.
All proceeds from Art Gone Wild! fund the zoo’s enrichment program, which is an integral part of the zoo’s animal husbandry practices that ensures the physical and psychological well being of the animals in the zoo’s care. By incorporating interesting objects, scents and foods, as well as training and painting sessions into the daily activities the animals experience, zoo keepers make sure their charges are stimulated both mentally and physically. The zoo’s enrichment program contributes significantly to the overall health and happiness of the animals and also has the benefit of improving the success of breeding programs and adaptability to new situations..
“When you go into most chain pizza places, you have a walled off feel and they don’t want you to see what goes on behind the scenes,” Dolan said. “We feel very positive about our approach, products and what we generate. So we want to create an open concept that invites the customer to share in the experience.”.
Of the things they need for that program is a veterinary quarantine facility. Gretchen Ziegler, the director of the Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka explains, the birds that are in the wild that get sick for various reasons need to be caught temporarily for veterinary treatment so that be happening here on zoo grounds. AZA Accredited facility is ideal for the care and keeping of wounded birds.