Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is looking for high school students who deeply love nature for the Conservation Discovery Corps.

Students who are accepted will have the opportunity to work side by side with field biologists, study the role of zoos in conservation, help educate the zoo’s visitors and more. The program usually includes two or three day-long trips, visits to other zoos and aquariums, etc.

Click HERE to watch a video about the Conservation Discovery Corps.

A one-time processing fee of $65 is assessed for students who are accepted for the grant-supported program.

Applications should be filed as soon as possible. Click HERE for information and to download an application.

Weekend classes start in February; the opportunity for greatest involvement is during the summer.

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