Dragonfly students, staff, and partners are doing inspiring work to benefit human and ecological communities throughout the world. Read articles and media by them and about them by scrolling through the links below.
Appeared Jan. 14, 2015
Published in the The Woodinville Weekly
Anna Busse and Sarah Crumb are featured in The Woodinville Weekly for earning their biology degrees through the Advanced Inquiry Program at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo.
Anna Busse showing an Aplomado falcon at the Woodland Park Zoo Raptor Center
Appeared Winter 2014-15
Published in the Audubon Miami Valley
Global Field Program student Jordan Findley follows her dreams thanks to Audubon Miami Valley Rosie Bloom Scholarship. In Baja trip helps Bloom Scholar follow her dreams, Findley shares her experiences of living life to the fullest in the unique desert canyons of Rancho San Gregorio and in the breathtaking waters of the Sea of Cortez.
Appeared December 2, 2014
Published in The McNicholas Milestone
McNicholas High School science teacher Lauren Wulker knew she needed to participate in the Global Field Program when she first became aware of it. For Wulker studying in the global community evokes her passion for science and learning. Since being accepted into the GFP in 2013, Wulker has studied desert and marine ecology in Baja, California, and avian ecology in the Amazon.
Published in Water Air Soil Pollut
Michelle Sigler, graduate of the Advanced Inquiry Program at Chicago Zoological Society--Brookfield Zoo, addresses the effects of plastic pollution on aquatic wildlife and describes several cutting edge technologies that have been piloted to recycle the plastics back into oil in Water Air Soil Pollut.
Published in Green Teacher
Eric Diefenderfer, graduate of the Advanced Inquiry Program at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, presents a real-world scenario for his middle school students--to imagine a sports facility is proposed on the site of an existing wetland on school grounds. Diefenderfer offers his students a problem-based learning opportunity that requires cross-curricular application of science and mathematics with the purpose of solving a problem in a real-world situation. Through the project, his students foster environmental connections and become Wetland Warriors.
Published in AZA CEC Newsletter
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Advanced Inquiry Program manager Katie Corr explains the role of an AIP master's in developing conservation leaders in Developing Tomorrow's Conservation Leaders Today in the 2013 AZA CEC Newsletter. The AIP is a collaborative partnership between Project Dragonfly and eight U.S. zoos in Cleveland, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, New York, Phoenix, San Diego and Seattle.
Appeared August 2014
Published in The Jungle Times, independent newsletter of Danau Girang Field Centre
Global Field Program student Tanya Dinova purchases a one-way ticket to Sabah, Malaysia, to work at Danau Girang Field Centre.