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  • 6th International Congress on Zookeeping

    Oct 17th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Temaiken, Buenos Aires

    The 6th International Conference on Zookeeping (ICZ) will contribute to the highest standard of professional animal care by:

    • Continuing to build a global network of animal care professionals.
    • Supporting Regional Associations.
    • Facilitating the exchange of knowledge & skills.
    • Promoting professionalism via training & resource sharing.
    • Supporting keepers involved in conservation projects.

    For more information, visit http://www.temaiken.org.ar/icz2018/en/index.php

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  • 6th International Congress on Zookeeping

    Oct 18th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Temaiken, Buenos Aires

    The 6th International Conference on Zookeeping (ICZ) will contribute to the highest standard of professional animal care by:

    • Continuing to build a global network of animal care professionals.
    • Supporting Regional Associations.
    • Facilitating the exchange of knowledge & skills.
    • Promoting professionalism via training & resource sharing.
    • Supporting keepers involved in conservation projects.

    For more information, visit http://www.temaiken.org.ar/icz2018/en/index.php

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  • 4th Annual Working Bird Husbandry Workshop

    Oct 23rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Atlanta

    This two-day, hands-on workshop will be targeted toward newer staff working in a free flight environment as well as managers looking to start free flight programs. Learn about proper restraint, first steps to free flight, common illnesses and their signs, creance line safety, diet and weight management, training challenges, and more.

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  • 4th Annual Working Bird Husbandry Workshop

    Oct 24th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Atlanta

    This two-day, hands-on workshop will be targeted toward newer staff working in a free flight environment as well as managers looking to start free flight programs. Learn about proper restraint, first steps to free flight, common illnesses and their signs, creance line safety, diet and weight management, training challenges, and more.

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  • International Gorilla Workshop

    Oct 28th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Knoxville

    October 28-31, 2018

    Hosted by Zoo Knoxville in Knoxville, TN

    http://internationalgorilla.com/
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  • International Gorilla Workshop

    Oct 29th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Knoxville

    October 28-31, 2018

    Hosted by Zoo Knoxville in Knoxville, TN

    http://internationalgorilla.com/
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  • International Gorilla Workshop

    Oct 30th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Knoxville

    October 28-31, 2018

    Hosted by Zoo Knoxville in Knoxville, TN

    http://internationalgorilla.com/
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  • International Gorilla Workshop

    Oct 31st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Zoo Knoxville

    October 28-31, 2018

    Hosted by Zoo Knoxville in Knoxville, TN

    http://internationalgorilla.com/
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  • Capture and Restraint Hands-on Workshop

    Nov 4th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Endangered Wolf Center, St. Louis, MO

    November 4 and November 8

    Hosted by the Endangered Wolf Center

    For the first time, the Canid and Hyenid TAG will be offering an opportunity to gain hands-on capture and restraint experience from the leading experts, with critically endangered wolves at their annual health exams. This rare opportunity will be offered to the husbandry course students at an additional fee. Students can choose to participate on November 4 or November 8. The workshop will be limited to six students per day so not all students attending the associated husbandry course will be able to attend – sign up early!

    For more information, please visit https://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/2018-canid-and-hyenid-husbandry-course.

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  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 5th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

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  • Canid and Hyenid TAG Husbandry Course

    Nov 5th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Saint Louis Zoo

    November 5-7, 2018

    Hosted by the Saint Louis Zoo and the Endangered Wolf Center

    The canid and hyenid husbandry course is a three-day class that covers the husbandry of the four large canids (painted dogs, Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves) and the one hyena species (spotted hyena) managed by the AZA Canid and Hyenid TAG as SSPs. In the future plans are to include the small canids in managed programs under the TAG umbrella.

    Course topics include, but not limited to:

    • Nutrition
    • Veterinary care
    • Reproduction and contraception
    • Social structure and aggression
    • Safety
    • Training
    • Enrichment
    • Basic husbandry
    • Capture and restraint methods

    For more information, please visit: https://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/2018-canid-and-hyenid-husbandry-course

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  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 6th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

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  • Canid and Hyenid TAG Husbandry Course

    Nov 6th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Saint Louis Zoo

    November 5-7, 2018

    Hosted by the Saint Louis Zoo and the Endangered Wolf Center

    The canid and hyenid husbandry course is a three-day class that covers the husbandry of the four large canids (painted dogs, Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves) and the one hyena species (spotted hyena) managed by the AZA Canid and Hyenid TAG as SSPs. In the future plans are to include the small canids in managed programs under the TAG umbrella.

    Course topics include, but not limited to:

    • Nutrition
    • Veterinary care
    • Reproduction and contraception
    • Social structure and aggression
    • Safety
    • Training
    • Enrichment
    • Basic husbandry
    • Capture and restraint methods

    For more information, please visit: https://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/2018-canid-and-hyenid-husbandry-course

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  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 7th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

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  • Canid and Hyenid TAG Husbandry Course

    Nov 7th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Saint Louis Zoo

    November 5-7, 2018

    Hosted by the Saint Louis Zoo and the Endangered Wolf Center

    The canid and hyenid husbandry course is a three-day class that covers the husbandry of the four large canids (painted dogs, Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves) and the one hyena species (spotted hyena) managed by the AZA Canid and Hyenid TAG as SSPs. In the future plans are to include the small canids in managed programs under the TAG umbrella.

    Course topics include, but not limited to:

    • Nutrition
    • Veterinary care
    • Reproduction and contraception
    • Social structure and aggression
    • Safety
    • Training
    • Enrichment
    • Basic husbandry
    • Capture and restraint methods

    For more information, please visit: https://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/2018-canid-and-hyenid-husbandry-course

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  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 8th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

    More Details
  • Capture and Restraint Hands-on Workshop

    Nov 8th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Endangered Wolf Center, St. Louis, MO

    November 4 and November 8

    Hosted by the Endangered Wolf Center

    For the first time, the Canid and Hyenid TAG will be offering an opportunity to gain hands-on capture and restraint experience from the leading experts, with critically endangered wolves at their annual health exams. This rare opportunity will be offered to the husbandry course students at an additional fee. Students can choose to participate on November 4 or November 8. The workshop will be limited to six students per day so not all students attending the associated husbandry course will be able to attend – sign up early!

    For more information, please visit https://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/2018-canid-and-hyenid-husbandry-course.

    More Details
  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 9th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

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  • Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    Nov 10th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Crowne Plaza Clayton, St. Louis, MO

    Did you know AZA offers an advanced course designed for Species Survival Plan Coordinators, TAG Leaders, and other experienced Animal Program Leaders?  This November 5-10, in St. Louis, MO the AZA Professional Development Program will be hosting:

    Population Management II: Data Analysis and Breeding Recs

    The course aims to teach the science behind breeding and transfer recommendations. Participants are trained to be competent population managers who can effectively coordinate zoo and aquarium breeding programs. Students are also given the opportunity to better understand the role of an AZA program leader and how that program leader works with the Population Management Center or a Small Population Management Group Advisor to manage their animal program.

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  • 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference

    Nov 13th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    The 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference will bring together top experts in the field to focus on the evolving science of reintroduction and discuss "lessons learned," identify scientific processes that improve effectiveness, and build a culture of innovation of theoretical and applied research on wildlife reintroduction and other conservation translocations.  Please visit www.reintro.org to learn more about the conference, including registration information.

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  • 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference

    Nov 14th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    The 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference will bring together top experts in the field to focus on the evolving science of reintroduction and discuss "lessons learned," identify scientific processes that improve effectiveness, and build a culture of innovation of theoretical and applied research on wildlife reintroduction and other conservation translocations.  Please visit www.reintro.org to learn more about the conference, including registration information.

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  • 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference

    Nov 15th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    The 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference will bring together top experts in the field to focus on the evolving science of reintroduction and discuss "lessons learned," identify scientific processes that improve effectiveness, and build a culture of innovation of theoretical and applied research on wildlife reintroduction and other conservation translocations.  Please visit www.reintro.org to learn more about the conference, including registration information.

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  • 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference

    Nov 16th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Lincoln Park Zoo

    The 2nd International Wildlife Reintroduction Conference will bring together top experts in the field to focus on the evolving science of reintroduction and discuss "lessons learned," identify scientific processes that improve effectiveness, and build a culture of innovation of theoretical and applied research on wildlife reintroduction and other conservation translocations.  Please visit www.reintro.org to learn more about the conference, including registration information.

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