Tuesday, December 22, 2015

North American Salamander Conservation and Management Course!!

The Biology, Management and Conservation of North American Salamanders
— A training course
ENES_DSC05217Location: The course will be held in joint venues at Zoo Atlanta and Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dates: April 11th – 15th, 2016
Amphibian Ark, Atlanta Botanical Garden and Zoo Atlanta are pleased to announce the Biology, Management and Conservation of North American Salamanders training course.
The planned course will consist of five days of intensive training, including lectures, hands-on practical exercises, and fieldwork. Topics covered during the course will include: salamander biology, conservation and management; enclosure design and construction; captive breeding techniques; biosecurity and disease control; monitoring and surveys of wild and captive populations; education and scientific engagement. Globally recognized amphibian biologists, veterinarians, and conservationists will comprise course’s faculty. Course is limited to 20 students.
For further information please contact Luis Carrillo, Training Officer – luis@amphibianark.org.
Payment for your registration can be made via PayPal, credit card or check. To pay with your credit card, click the Don’t have a PayPal account? link on the Payment page, and enter your credit card details.
If you would prefer to pay by check, please be sure to post your check, made out to CBSG/Amphibian Ark, to:
Amphibian Ark
c/o IUCN/SSC Conservation Breeding Specialist Group
12101 Johnny Cake Ridge Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124
To register, please complete the form on the Amphibian Ark site. Click here