Watch wild Great Blue Herons living 90 feet above the Trevor Zoo! Watch them nesting above our Wallaby and Emu enclosure. Herons have been nesting in the trees above the zoo for the past eight years. This project started in 2014 by Millbrook student John Norfleet. Watch this short film about it.
UPDATES:
06/01/16 - 2nd egg removed from North Nest
05/25/16 - 1st Hatching on North Nest, 9:35 PM
05/02/16 - South Nest Camera fails
04/30-16 - 2nd egg, North Nest 1:51 PM
04/30/16 - 3rd Hatchling on South Nest, 7:56 AM
04/28/16 - 1st egg, North Nest 12:42 PM
04/28/16 - 3rd egg cracks open, tossed out of nest
04/27/16 - 2nd Hatchling on South Nest, 9:25 AM
04/25/16 - 1st Hatchling on South Nest, 5:48 PM
04/17/16 - New Female named Connie on North Nest
04/04/16 - Spring Snow Storm, Frank stays with eggs
04/03/16 - 5th egg, South Nest 10:34 PM (49hr 1 min)
04/01/16 - 4th egg, South Nest 9:33 PM (47hr 53 min)
03/30/16 - Bonnie last seen on North Nest.
03/30/16 - 3rd egg, South Nest 9:40 PM (47 hr 4 min)
03/28/16 - 2nd egg, South Nest 10:36 PM (89 hr 9 min)
03/25/16 - 1st egg, South Nest 5:27 AM
03/23/16 - Bonnie & Clyde building North Nest
03/19/16 - Frank & Janet observed mating
03/18/16 - South Nest couple named Frank & Janet
03/17/16 - Heron couple building South Nest
03/04/16 - Herons seen on pond and in nest sites.

 
2015 UPDATES
07/13/15 - 3rd Fledge
07/09/15 - 2nd Fledge 
07/08/15 - 1st Fledge, 6:12 AM
06/20/15 - 1st Branching , 6:26 AM
05/17/15 - Heather removes 5th egg from nest
05/14/15 - 4th chick hatches/dies (undeveloped)
05/08/15 - 3rd Hatchling, 1:08 AM
05/07/15 - 2nd Hatchling, 4:02 AM
05/06/15 - Camera returns and 1st Hatchling!
04/29/15 - Camera experiences mechanical failure.
04/15/15 - 5th egg laid, 7:44 PM (51 hr 46 min)
04/13/15 - 4th egg laid, 4:11 PM (46 hr 46 min)
04/11/15 - 3rd egg laid, 5:25 PM (45 hr 8 min)
04/09/15 - 2nd egg laid, 8:17 PM (43 hr 19 min)
04/08/15 - 1st egg laid, 12:58 AM
03/30/15 - Started Live Broadcast
03/27/15 - Herons return to nest.
03/26/15 - Heron seen on pond.
 
 
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The Trevor Zoo, a member of the AZA since 1989, is the only zoo in the world located at a high school. About 90 members of the student body care for the animals on a daily basis—more than 180 animals from 80 species, seven of which are endangered. It’s a one of a kind living-laboratory that provides incredible responsiblity and rewards students with a learning experience unlike any other.

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