DZG gardeners have been busy clearing truckloads of leaves from paths, steps and banks across our 40-acre site. The team has used leaf blowers to gather leaves which then get collected up and either recycled into compost or some dry leaves get stored for our animals. Head Gardener Carl Stevens said: “Leaf clearing is our … Continue reading Leaf it to us!
Our gardeners have wheeled out 40 new green bins to keep a lid on the pesky problem of squirrels and badgers rummaging in rubbish. The zoo’s gardening team has taken delivery of the bins which have lids and special clips to hold bin liners in a bid to stop wildlife rifling through waste on our … Continue reading Pesky problem
Head Gardener Carl Stevens today clocked up a blooming impressive 35 years’ service tending to our zoo and castle grounds. To mark the milestone and thank him for his dedication, 52-year-old Carl was presented with gift vouchers by Zoo Director Derek Grove. Carl was just 17 when he joined Dudley Zoo on August 16, 1983, … Continue reading Congrats Carl!