Zoos offer a marvellous opportunity to develop your animal observation skills and build an understanding of how we study animal behaviour.Continue reading
Today we take it for granted that illustrations can be scanned and digitised, designs created, and high-quality printed materials produced with relative ease. Back in 1991, the idea of using desktop publishing to produce low-cost, responsive signage for a small zoo like Penscynor was quite revolutionary.Continue reading
Lenny the land snail was all alone until a group of children decided to help him find a friend, the beginning of an adventure for them all – and for the hundreds of children who came along to a Zoo Centre story session.Continue reading
In 1992, two Industrial Design students from Carmarthen College of Technology and Art, Stephen Thomas and Gary Orme, were volunteered by their lecturer Mike Whalley to work on a design for a flexible and cost-effective mounting system to display the new signage I was developing for Penscynor Wildlife Park.Continue reading
In the early 1990s the Penscynor education team organised a number of activity days for Scouts and Guides to support the World Conservation Award.