West Midland Safari Park near Bewdley has received a silver award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS) for their efforts in sustainability and good working practices.
Katie McDonald, the park's research officer, said: "This is a marvellous achievement and to get a silver first time around is extremely rewarding for all the hard work that has been put in by members of the park's Green Team. The park was assessed in July by a qualified grading advisor against a rigorous set of criteria, covering a range of areas, like energy and water efficiency, waste management and commitment to conserving biodiversity."
West Midland Safari Park is open weekends from Sunday, November 7 until Sunday, February 13 2011. Amusement rides are closed during the winter. Visitor information is available from 01299 402114 or from www.wmsp.co.uk