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    Research in Action

    Research programs at Assiniboine Park Zoo are aimed to support the betterment of wildlife in captivity and to assist conservation efforts in the wild. Researchers at the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre (IPBCC) are engaged in a number of exciting and valuable research projects that will continue to expand our collective knowledge and understanding of the amazing animals with whom we share our planet!

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    Conserving Wildlife

    At Assiniboine Park Zoo we're passionate about conservation! Our initiatives are focused in three areas: species conservation, habitat conservation and resource conservation. Our goal is to educate Zoo visitors and the community through conservation action and education and inspire them to value wild things and wild places. This will ultimately help to conserve animals and their habitats.

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    Green Operations

    Here at Assiniboine Park and Zoo we strive to be leaders in sustainable park operations. Over the last few years, Assiniboine Park Conservancy has implemented an environmental plan that entails green house keeping practices, efficient energy and water management, sustainable purchasing, low impact fleet and transportation as well as many other components.

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