ZIMS for Animal Record Keeping
August 29-30, 2019
UW-Stevens Point, College of Natural Resources
Natural Resources

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An Introduction to ZIMS for Animal Record Keeping

August 29 - 30, 2019
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Stevens Point, WI

​Registration Information

Registration Fees

​Professional Rate
​Student Rate
​No additional fee for students enrolled in WLDL305

Includes lunch on boths day! 

Registration is now closed.

​Workshop Information

Join the more than 20,000 animal care professionals in over 1,100 zoos, aquariums and other wildlife member organizations in using ZIMS!

Species360 ZIMS (Zoological Information Management Software) is web-based application used to systematically gather and share zoological information to help zoos, and other captive wildlife facilities, achieve their animal management and conservation goals. This management software stores, and shares, animal inventories; individual animal data, including veterinary records; and enclosure information. Information derived from Species360 ZIMS can be used to compile the information needed for various permits. 

This workshop will provide a general over of ZIMS applications including: entering individual animal data, tracking feeding, enclosures, and much more! 

Target Audience

Animal care professionals (zoo, wildlife rehabilitation, sanctuary) and captive wildlife students. Previous experience with ZIMS is not required.


The workshop will be held at the College of Natural Resources at UW- Stevens Point. More information can be found on their website, here.

​Workshop Itinerary

A workshop itinerary can be found here: ZIMS Course


Tori Spinoso

image1.jpegTori Spinoso is the zoo manager and ZIMS administrator at Ochsner Park Zoo in Baraboo, Wisconsin. She is responsible for the medical care and husbandry of the entire animal and education animal collection. She maintains the ZIMS database and provides training in ZIMS to volunteers and interns. 

Cancellation Policy

Requests received prior to 08/15/19 will be granted a full refund. Requests received after 08/15/19 but prior to the workshop’s start will receive a 50% refund. No refund will be granted to requests received after the start of the workshop. To receive a refund a written request must be made to Haley.Frater@uwsp.edu.

Contact Information

Questions regarding the workshop, please contact Haley Frater at hfrater@uwsp.edu.
Questions regarding registration, please contact Continuing Education at 715-346-3838.