Otherwise, you're doing a fabulous job Nick! Keep up the great work :)
And I think everyone should read this, and is why I've sent it to the
general list... As you all may not have thought about how quickly someone
can get into trouble with an accusation, and not open themselves to
liability. Really, we should think about some code of conduct when dealing
with youngsters and what "policy" is.
This was presented to me in a very real fashion years back when my buddy was
a nanny. One of the kids wanted ice cream and he was told "No, you haven't
behaved well today." The kid brazenly told him he'd tell his Mom my friend
sexually abused him if he didn't give him the ice cream.
I don't want to see anyone's well being compromised... The kids or the
And no... You don't have to forward this to our young researcher ;)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nick Zarlinga" <njz_at_clevelandmetroparks.com>
To: "'Katie Lynne Donovan'" <katie_at_donovanhome.com>
Cc: "NANFA List Server (E-mail)" <nanfa_at_aquaria.net>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 2:04 PM
Subject: NANFA-- RE: Speckled Chub fish
> Hi Katie, thanks for visiting the NANFA website. I will send your
> to people on our list server and see if anyone can help you. You have
> certainly asked a lot of questions, we will do our best to help you. As I
> get messages, I will forward them to you. One suggestion that I would
> you is to contact your local Division of Wildlife and speak with some of
> biologists. I am sure that they can give you a bunch of information.
> for us to be able to help you better, which state do you live in? We
> have some members who have contacts that they can give to you. It would
> also help if you told us a bit about what you know of this species and why
> you picked it as a topic for your 8th grade project. Good luck!
> Nick Zarlinga
> Aquarium Biologist
> Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
> 216.661.6500 ext 4485
> ><)> -----Original Message-----
> ><)> From: Katie Lynne Donovan
> ><)> Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 10:58 AM
> ><)> To: junk1_at_fish.la.asu.edu
> ><)> Subject: Speckled Chub fish
> ><)> Hi! I am doing research on the speckled chub fish
> ><)> for an 8th
> ><)> grade project. This research is pertaining to the species'
> ><)> population status. Questions that I need answered are:
> ><)> --Other species within the genus- others
> ><)> endangered or not?
> ><)> what makes species more vulnerable?
> ><)> --Known factors contributing to its population
> ><)> status-habitat
> ><)> destruction, human population encroachment, etc.?
> ><)> --Outlook for the future of this species
> ><)> population numbers-
> ><)> reason for optimism or concern?
> ><)> --Management plan-any programs underway to bolster
> ><)> populations or reserve habitat?
> ><)> If you find and resources or information related to these
> ><)> questions please e-mail me at:
> ><)> katie_at_donovanhome.com. Thank
> ><)> you!
> ><)> -Katie
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