were I to contact a vague associate at Taronga and perhaps discuss the possibility of them hosting a wiki meetup and perhaps have a small 'get to know each other' type discussion / session a la GLAM - could I be so bold as to mention WMAU as part of the proposal? I'd like to say something like 'we from Wikimedia Australia would like to organise something like this' - I'm hoping that my role as simply a member sufficiently empowers me to take such initiatives?
Roll over GLAM, WIZOO! here we come..... cheers, Peter, PM. On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 1:28 PM, John Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 9/20/10, Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Nice one :-) >> Another possibility is asking a zoo to pick an animal or species that >> they're actively invlolved in conservation work with - to improve biological >> articles about thee endangered species (for which the zoo should have good >> references for). > > Endangered Australian species would be a great topic to work on. > Having a focal topic would mean we know which images are needed, and > which zoos to visit. > >> I know that Melbourne Zoo has a recently born elephant cub [or is 'calf' the >> correct term?] that might be a good reason to focus on that species. > > http://www.zoo.org.au/Melbourne/News_Events/First-everMaleCalfBirth > > The article [[Asian Elephant]] only mentions Melbourne Zoo in the > photo description of the bull. We would need to check the > conservation work worldwide before putting emphasis on the Melbourne > Zoo program. > > -- > John Vandenberg > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaauemail@example.com https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l