New World Primates focus of lecture at Buttonwood Park Zoo
Conservation of New World Primates is the topic of the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s February Wildlife Education Series. The lecture will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 13 beginning at 6 p.m. Keith Lovett, Zoo Director is the keynote speaker.
Lovett, the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s director, has been involved in zoological operations for the last two decades. In his various roles as a zookeeper, curator, and director, Lovett has developed and implemented national recognized programs in the areas of zoo animal management, zoo exhibit design, small population management, and zoo emergency protocols. He is an international leader maintaining studbooks and chairing Taxon Advisory Groups and Species Survival Plans for New World monkeys, waterfowl, bush dogs, and jaguars.