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John Creviston, owner of Catscape, is a journeyman zoo keeper with over 30 years of experience caring for animals in zoos and private settings. John has had the responsibility for the well-being of everything from giant pandas and tigers to gorillas and kangaroos. John has also received extensive training in and worked in the field of green building, incorporating LEED building standards.


On this page you will find links to organizations important to us along with John’s personal and organizational awards and community service initiatives. We encourage you to check back often to find the latest news.

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Community Service

  • World Parrot Trust Canada, Board member - 2009
  • Organization Advocating Sanctuary for Endangered Species, Vice President, 2004 – present
  • Purple martin colony steward – Tod Inlet, 2005 – present
  • CRD TravelChoices Select Cycling and Pedestrian subcommittee – 2007
  • Central Saanich Heritage Commission, 2006 to 2008, Vice Chair – 2007
  • Central Saanich Energy Committee – 2006 to 2007
  • Brentwood Bay Beach cleanups (family, etc.) 2004 – present
  • Scouts Canada leader, 1996 – 2004
  • Calgary Zoo, 1979 – 1996
  • Swift Fox Conservation Society 1985 – 1990, President 1986 – 1990
  • Calgary Humane Society (SPCA) 1986 – 1990, Trustee 1988 – 1990, Shelter Committee Chair 1987 –1990

Personal Awards

  • Meritorious Service Award for Extraordinary Service to the Provincial Capital Commission – Victoria, 1999
  • Douglas Fir Award for Excellence (Calgary Zoo Animal Care Volunteer Program), 1995
  • Pachyderm Award for Excellence (Calgary Zoo Education Department), 1994
  • Runner-up – White Hatter Award (Calgary Tourism), 1994
  • Excellence in Journalism (American Association of Zoo Keepers), 1993
  • Peer Recognition Award – Calgary Zoo/City of Calgary, 1993
  • Calgary Horticultural Society – 2nd place, 1992
  • City of Calgary Suggestion Award, 1991
  • Certificate of Appreciation (Environment Canada Parks Service), 1991
  • Certificate of Appreciation (Swift Fox Conservation Society – President 5 years), 1990
  • Certificate of Appreciation “Working for the Animals” (Calgary Humane SPCA), 1990
  • Excellence in Zoo Keeping (American Association of Zoo Keepers – highest award internationally), 1989
  • True Calgarian (CKRY radio Calgary), 1989
  • Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to the Calgary Zoo (Calgary Zoological Society Docent Program), 1986

Organizational Awards

  • Thomas R. Baines Award for Outstanding Achievement (Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums), 1998
  • Certificate of Excellence for Exhibit Renovation (American Association of Zoo Keepers), 2001
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Dinosaurs Eat Free (Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums), 2003
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