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LOM To Donate $50,000 For ‘Living Classroom’

LOM To Donate $50,000 For ‘Living Classroom’

LOM Financial has committed to donating $50,000 to the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] over the course of the next 5 years, with the LOM donation set to specifically help support the BZS “Living Classroom” at Trunk Island and enable it to realise its potential as an Educational Outreach and Conservation training centre. BZS is the support charity... Read more of this article

Artex Team Helps Restoration Of Trunk Island

Artex Team Helps Restoration Of Trunk Island

Last week, 17 Artex employees and their family members participated in a charitable event in partnership with the Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] – a registered Bermuda charity that supports the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo.In 2015 BZS purchased a 2.4 acre lot on Trunk Island, in Harrington Sound, with plans to create an outdoor classroom for... Read more of this article

RenRe Donate $250,000 For ‘Living Classroom’

RenRe Donate $250,000 For ‘Living Classroom’

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. presented the Bermuda Zoological Society with a $250,000 donation in support of the science education and experiential learning programs offered through the Trunk Island Living Classroom. The Company’s donation will be used to meet the infrastructure needs of the classroom and Trunk Island-based programs, including the... Read more of this article

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting Units Take Part In Trunk Island Camp

Scouting units from three different groups recently converged on Trunk Island, in Harrington Sound, for a 5-day camp. A spokesperson said, “During the camp, the scouts were exposed to a variety of activates, that are not usually available to them. Activities included a nature talk from Dr. David Wingate, conservation work which involved removing... Read more of this article

College Class Visits Trunk Island ‘Classroom’

College Class Visits Trunk Island ‘Classroom’

The Bermuda College’s Introduction to Biology students were given the special treat of having a ‘hands-on’ class on Trunk Island, the Bermuda Zoological Society’s “Living Classroom”. On Friday 1st April and Friday 8th April, BZS education staff took the students and their teacher, Alnisha Simmons, out to the island as part of the second... Read more of this article

Teachers Discover What Trunk Island Can Offer

Teachers Discover What Trunk Island Can Offer

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] recently held professional development workshops for Primary, Middle and Senior school teachers, with the workshops focused on “Discovering Trunk Island and What it Has to Offer.” The BZS has been running a campaign related to Trunk Island in Harrington Sound, with the BZS aiming to help provide classes that... Read more of this article

Campaign To Make Island A “Living Classroom”

Campaign To Make Island A “Living Classroom”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] has been focused on their ongoing campaign for education on Trunk Island in Harrington Sound, with the BZS aiming to provide classes that utilize the island as a “living classroom” to some 3,000 students. “The campaign has surpassed the halfway goal, and there are high hopes to reach the 75% of... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

Video & Photos: Island To Be “Living Classroom”

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] have purchased a 2.4-acre lot on Trunk Island and now expect to provide classes that utilize the island to some 3,000 students during the school year, which they said is an “amazing opportunity for Bermuda by the creation of a living classroom.” The BZS said, “It was once unusual for the formal... Read more of this article