August 28- 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce the Old World Monkey Husbandry Workshop hosted by the Columbus Zoo. This exciting 2 and 1/2 day workshop is designed for keepers and care staff responsible for the care and management of Old World monkeys in zoological settings. The instructors have extensive and diverse experience managing Old World monkeys. Topics that will be included in this workshop are health related management, operant conditioning and enrichment, population management, methods to handle aggression in various social environments and introductions techniques.
Registration for the workshop will be $100 and this will include the icebreaker, lunch/ snacks for 2 days, transportation between the hotel and the zoo and workshop materials . Registration and a call for papers and posters will be announced soon.
The Husbandry Workshop will be followed by the annual Old World Monkey Taxon Advisory Group meeting on the 31st.
For additional information contact Audra Meinelt: Audra.Meinelt@columbuszoo.org
This class will cover the species featured in the Large Canid Animal Care Manual, including painted dogs, Mexican wolves, red wolves, maned wolves and the spotted hyena.
Visit http://cincinnatizoo.org/canid-and-hyaenid-tag-husbandry-course/ to register and to view additional information about the course. Additional information will be added, so check back frequently!
Early Registration Rate of $150.00 until July 31, 2017.
Please register at: https://www.bpzoo.org/nwptag-conference-registration/
Submission deadline for Poster and Paper Abstracts is June 30, 2017. Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org
A special conference rate of $109.00 is available at the Hotel Eleganté Conference & Event Center. Click here to reserve your discounted rate.
Please direct questions to Rick Hester: email@example.com
Hotel information is below and is up on our website (http://audubonnatureinstitute.org/conservation-programs/1309-orangutan-ssp-workshop) to start looking into booking rooms. ** Please book your rooms before June 30, 2017.** That is when the hotel will begin looking at our block of rooms and start giving them away. It will be difficult to find a hotel room at a reasonable price at this time of year here in New Orleans.
$219/night for a quad room
*Price includes breakfast
Please book your reservations by calling 1-866-311-1200 and requesting the group Association of Zoos & Aquariums/Orangutan SSP Workshop (coded AZA in our system) and the dates or book online at the website: http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/groups/personalized/M/MSYLAHX-AZA-20170930/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
We look forward to seeing you in October!
The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 2-6, 2017 for professionals working with and around captive animals. The workshop is designed to help participants better understand animals’ perspectives and experiences, address the challenges captivity imposes on animal welfare, and develop the skills necessary to assess and improve overall well-being. The workshop is comprised of lectures, discussions, group projects and hands-on exercises in the zoo. The early registration fee of $250 includes all lunches, snacks and two dinners. Early registration ends August 11, 2017, at which time the fee will increase to $300. There are also limited registration scholarships available. For more information, please visit www.czaw.org or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information visit: http://greensboroscience.org/get-involved/azadv-regional-conference/