Zoo New England

Field Conservation Blog

News from the Field

Welcome to Zoo New England’s Field Conservation blog! Here, we share some of the amazing work going on “beyond the zoo” at a variety of field sites around New England. Expect tales from the field, interesting nature facts, and the occasional guest post from one of our local – or international! – community partners.

A person in an orange shirt, chest waders and singlasses measures the carapace of a wood turtle using large calipers.

Welcome, New Staff!

Every year, the Field Conservation Department brings on seasonal staff to help with the massive amount of fieldwork our tiny department has to get done. Many of these seasonal staff return to work for us in future years and go … Continued

Meet the Field Conservation Team!

Join us.

If you’re passionate about contributing to the protection of natural treasures right here in New England, we invite you to become a charter member of our new Conservation Society. Roll up your sleeves, and bring the family for a day or evening in the field, or relax and take in expert lectures by our Field Conservation staff and partner organizations.