This hands-on learning experience taught by experts focuses on numerous aspects of amphibian field research techniques. Participants will be in the field every day of the course, learning how to design their own field project, identifying amphibians, installing/checking traps, participating in disease and eDNA sampling. Course will include field trips to many wetlands to sample for a variety of amphibians from Spotted Salamanders to Dwarf Waterdogs and hopefully Pine Barrens Treefrogs.
This course is ideal for individuals with novice to moderate knowledge of amphibians and/or research techniques. This course is designed for a variety of professions from zoo keepers, veterinarians, academics, and professional biologists who are interested in beginning or expanding upon field work with amphibians.
None. Priority will be given to AZA members, but researchers, students, land managers and private herpetologists are welcome to attend. International applicants and those not affiliated with an AZA accredited institution will be considered on a case-by-case basis; please submit a letter describing your intended benefit from taking this course.
Budget, dates and basic course information are available now online. Registration for the course will begin on September 1, 2017.
The 2018 Regional Aquatics Workshop (RAW) will be sponsored by The Florida Aquarium on May 14-18. The venue is the Embassy Suites by Hilton Tampa Downtown Convention Center.
Visit this website to register and view more information about the venue, schedule, sponsors, and more: http://www.rawconference.org/index.html
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Annual Conference is the largest, most comprehensive zoo and aquarium professionals’ event in the country. The Conference offers attendees valuable networking and learning opportunities, and the chance to explore cutting-edge product and service providers.
Attending the AZA Annual Conference provides opportunities to:
For more information, visit www.aza.org/annualconference.
The Rocky Mountain AAZK chapter will be hosting the 2018 National AAZK Conference in Denver, CO! Visit this website for more details: http://www.rmaazk.org/2018-national-aazk-conference
Dates:October 4th - October 8th, 2018
Registration: Weekly registration for members is $260
Location: Denver Marriott Hotel City Center
The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare and Ethics is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 8-12, 2018 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 at the Detroit Zoo.
This course is designed for animal care professionals employed by accredited organizations that promote excellent animal welfare, such as those accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, other regional zoo and aquarium accrediting bodies (e.g., Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums, European Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.czaw.org/events or email us at email@example.com.