Since 1970, Harewood Bird Garden has promoted an understanding of birds and their environment, through conservation, preservation and education. Today this is achieved by:
Conservation is integral to everything we do. Each year, money generated from your ticket entry is injected into conservation projects in the Bird Garden, House and grounds.
As a designated zoo, Harewood’s Bird Garden is recognised for the richness of the rare species we protect. As such, we have an important responsibility to protect birds and habitats from extinction, and support conservation projects both in-situ and abroad. As an active member of BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) we help contribute to the 800 field conservation projects run across the country.
There are lots of great initiatives for you to support wildlife conservation. Visit any of the following websites for details:
The IUCN Red List tells us where we ought to be concerned and where the urgent needs are to do something to prevent the despoliation of this world. It is a great agenda for the work of … Read more
There are a many reasons that wild populations are declining. Here are the categories we use to show the causes of population decline in bird species. Destruction of Habitat: There are many reasons … Read more