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  • Amphibian Management School

    Feb 26th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak, Michigan

    SPACES WILL BE LIMITED as PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE ON THE WAITLIST FROM 2017.

    Due to the large wait list from this past year’s course, the ATAG is happy to announce an interim offering of Amphibian Management School (AMS) for February 26 – March 2, 2018, once again hosted by the Detroit Zoo. This hands-on learning experience focuses on the latest in basic husbandry techniques, exhibit design, support for regional conservation programs, and effective conservation messaging in a zoo or aquarium collection. Participants will learn not only about amphibian husbandry, but also how to connect with conservation projects, breeding program management, enrichment basics, amphibian health fundamentals, and more to improve amphibian management at their institutions and impact amphibians globally. Under guidance of the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG), AMS provides knowledge about amphibians and skills for managing these sensitive species in captivity that are essential for anyone working directly with amphibians in a zoo, aquarium, conservation, or research settings. AMS is ideal for novice to moderate amphibian zoo keepers, animal health, research or education staff who need more training on handling and husbandry of amphibians, and representatives of nature centers and natural history museums or science centers with limited amphibian experience. Course includes field trip to look for wild mudpuppies!

    For budgeting purposes, course fees are $600 (AZA individual members) or $700 (non-AZA member) if registered by the Early bird date of November 15, 2017. Lodging will be ~$100/night.

    Scholarship funding is available through the following competitive processes:

    • International (outside U.S. & Canada): ZCOG’s Cameron Park Zoo Amphibian Conservation Scholarship

    In partnership with Zoo Conservation Outreach Group's (ZCOG) Conservation Training Scholarship Program, AZA's Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a scholarship for our international zoo, aquarium, and conservation community colleagues. Deadline is 5:00PM EST on July 14th. Instructions at:

    http://www.zcog.org/cpz-amphibian-cnsv

    • U.S. & Canada: Will be announced once finalized.
    Course registration and payment information will be shared once finalized, but please budget now to send staff in 2018!
    More Details
  • Amphibian Management School

    Feb 27th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak, Michigan

    SPACES WILL BE LIMITED as PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE ON THE WAITLIST FROM 2017.

    Due to the large wait list from this past year’s course, the ATAG is happy to announce an interim offering of Amphibian Management School (AMS) for February 26 – March 2, 2018, once again hosted by the Detroit Zoo. This hands-on learning experience focuses on the latest in basic husbandry techniques, exhibit design, support for regional conservation programs, and effective conservation messaging in a zoo or aquarium collection. Participants will learn not only about amphibian husbandry, but also how to connect with conservation projects, breeding program management, enrichment basics, amphibian health fundamentals, and more to improve amphibian management at their institutions and impact amphibians globally. Under guidance of the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG), AMS provides knowledge about amphibians and skills for managing these sensitive species in captivity that are essential for anyone working directly with amphibians in a zoo, aquarium, conservation, or research settings. AMS is ideal for novice to moderate amphibian zoo keepers, animal health, research or education staff who need more training on handling and husbandry of amphibians, and representatives of nature centers and natural history museums or science centers with limited amphibian experience. Course includes field trip to look for wild mudpuppies!

    For budgeting purposes, course fees are $600 (AZA individual members) or $700 (non-AZA member) if registered by the Early bird date of November 15, 2017. Lodging will be ~$100/night.

    Scholarship funding is available through the following competitive processes:

    • International (outside U.S. & Canada): ZCOG’s Cameron Park Zoo Amphibian Conservation Scholarship

    In partnership with Zoo Conservation Outreach Group's (ZCOG) Conservation Training Scholarship Program, AZA's Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a scholarship for our international zoo, aquarium, and conservation community colleagues. Deadline is 5:00PM EST on July 14th. Instructions at:

    http://www.zcog.org/cpz-amphibian-cnsv

    • U.S. & Canada: Will be announced once finalized.
    Course registration and payment information will be shared once finalized, but please budget now to send staff in 2018!
    More Details
  • Amphibian Management School

    Feb 28th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak, Michigan

    SPACES WILL BE LIMITED as PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE ON THE WAITLIST FROM 2017.

    Due to the large wait list from this past year’s course, the ATAG is happy to announce an interim offering of Amphibian Management School (AMS) for February 26 – March 2, 2018, once again hosted by the Detroit Zoo. This hands-on learning experience focuses on the latest in basic husbandry techniques, exhibit design, support for regional conservation programs, and effective conservation messaging in a zoo or aquarium collection. Participants will learn not only about amphibian husbandry, but also how to connect with conservation projects, breeding program management, enrichment basics, amphibian health fundamentals, and more to improve amphibian management at their institutions and impact amphibians globally. Under guidance of the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG), AMS provides knowledge about amphibians and skills for managing these sensitive species in captivity that are essential for anyone working directly with amphibians in a zoo, aquarium, conservation, or research settings. AMS is ideal for novice to moderate amphibian zoo keepers, animal health, research or education staff who need more training on handling and husbandry of amphibians, and representatives of nature centers and natural history museums or science centers with limited amphibian experience. Course includes field trip to look for wild mudpuppies!

    For budgeting purposes, course fees are $600 (AZA individual members) or $700 (non-AZA member) if registered by the Early bird date of November 15, 2017. Lodging will be ~$100/night.

    Scholarship funding is available through the following competitive processes:

    • International (outside U.S. & Canada): ZCOG’s Cameron Park Zoo Amphibian Conservation Scholarship

    In partnership with Zoo Conservation Outreach Group's (ZCOG) Conservation Training Scholarship Program, AZA's Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a scholarship for our international zoo, aquarium, and conservation community colleagues. Deadline is 5:00PM EST on July 14th. Instructions at:

    http://www.zcog.org/cpz-amphibian-cnsv

    • U.S. & Canada: Will be announced once finalized.
    Course registration and payment information will be shared once finalized, but please budget now to send staff in 2018!
    More Details
  • Amphibian Management School

    Mar 1st, 2018
    All-day Event
    Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak, Michigan

    SPACES WILL BE LIMITED as PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE ON THE WAITLIST FROM 2017.

    Due to the large wait list from this past year’s course, the ATAG is happy to announce an interim offering of Amphibian Management School (AMS) for February 26 – March 2, 2018, once again hosted by the Detroit Zoo. This hands-on learning experience focuses on the latest in basic husbandry techniques, exhibit design, support for regional conservation programs, and effective conservation messaging in a zoo or aquarium collection. Participants will learn not only about amphibian husbandry, but also how to connect with conservation projects, breeding program management, enrichment basics, amphibian health fundamentals, and more to improve amphibian management at their institutions and impact amphibians globally. Under guidance of the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG), AMS provides knowledge about amphibians and skills for managing these sensitive species in captivity that are essential for anyone working directly with amphibians in a zoo, aquarium, conservation, or research settings. AMS is ideal for novice to moderate amphibian zoo keepers, animal health, research or education staff who need more training on handling and husbandry of amphibians, and representatives of nature centers and natural history museums or science centers with limited amphibian experience. Course includes field trip to look for wild mudpuppies!

    For budgeting purposes, course fees are $600 (AZA individual members) or $700 (non-AZA member) if registered by the Early bird date of November 15, 2017. Lodging will be ~$100/night.

    Scholarship funding is available through the following competitive processes:

    • International (outside U.S. & Canada): ZCOG’s Cameron Park Zoo Amphibian Conservation Scholarship

    In partnership with Zoo Conservation Outreach Group's (ZCOG) Conservation Training Scholarship Program, AZA's Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a scholarship for our international zoo, aquarium, and conservation community colleagues. Deadline is 5:00PM EST on July 14th. Instructions at:

    http://www.zcog.org/cpz-amphibian-cnsv

    • U.S. & Canada: Will be announced once finalized.
    Course registration and payment information will be shared once finalized, but please budget now to send staff in 2018!
    More Details
  • Amphibian Management School

    Mar 2nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Detroit Zoo’s National Amphibian Conservation Center in Royal Oak, Michigan

    SPACES WILL BE LIMITED as PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO THOSE ON THE WAITLIST FROM 2017.

    Due to the large wait list from this past year’s course, the ATAG is happy to announce an interim offering of Amphibian Management School (AMS) for February 26 – March 2, 2018, once again hosted by the Detroit Zoo. This hands-on learning experience focuses on the latest in basic husbandry techniques, exhibit design, support for regional conservation programs, and effective conservation messaging in a zoo or aquarium collection. Participants will learn not only about amphibian husbandry, but also how to connect with conservation projects, breeding program management, enrichment basics, amphibian health fundamentals, and more to improve amphibian management at their institutions and impact amphibians globally. Under guidance of the Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG), AMS provides knowledge about amphibians and skills for managing these sensitive species in captivity that are essential for anyone working directly with amphibians in a zoo, aquarium, conservation, or research settings. AMS is ideal for novice to moderate amphibian zoo keepers, animal health, research or education staff who need more training on handling and husbandry of amphibians, and representatives of nature centers and natural history museums or science centers with limited amphibian experience. Course includes field trip to look for wild mudpuppies!

    For budgeting purposes, course fees are $600 (AZA individual members) or $700 (non-AZA member) if registered by the Early bird date of November 15, 2017. Lodging will be ~$100/night.

    Scholarship funding is available through the following competitive processes:

    • International (outside U.S. & Canada): ZCOG’s Cameron Park Zoo Amphibian Conservation Scholarship

    In partnership with Zoo Conservation Outreach Group's (ZCOG) Conservation Training Scholarship Program, AZA's Professional Development Committee is pleased to offer a scholarship for our international zoo, aquarium, and conservation community colleagues. Deadline is 5:00PM EST on July 14th. Instructions at:

    http://www.zcog.org/cpz-amphibian-cnsv

    • U.S. & Canada: Will be announced once finalized.
    Course registration and payment information will be shared once finalized, but please budget now to send staff in 2018!
    More Details
  • Shark Reef Aquarium Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018

    Mar 2nd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

    The Shark Reef Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018 is set to go with another fantastic line-up of presenters. Join us in Las Vegas on March 2nd, 3rd, and 4th for three days of information packed presentations centered on practical applications of aquatic medicine in day-to-day situations. The seminar offers a fully "hands-on" wet lab. This is an outstanding opportunity for C.E. credit and offers participants the chance to network and work side-by-side with some of the best aquatic veterinary specialists in the country. For additonal informaton please contact Jack Jewell at 702-632-4560 or email jjewell@mandalaybay.com.

    Fees:
    Lectures $350.00
    Wet Lab $75.00
    $100.00 Late Fee
    Please contact us to register before the end of the year!
    RACE Approved
    Continuing Education
    Provider # 543

    More Details
  • Shark Reef Aquarium Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018

    Mar 3rd, 2018
    All-day Event
    Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

    The Shark Reef Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018 is set to go with another fantastic line-up of presenters. Join us in Las Vegas on March 2nd, 3rd, and 4th for three days of information packed presentations centered on practical applications of aquatic medicine in day-to-day situations. The seminar offers a fully "hands-on" wet lab. This is an outstanding opportunity for C.E. credit and offers participants the chance to network and work side-by-side with some of the best aquatic veterinary specialists in the country. For additonal informaton please contact Jack Jewell at 702-632-4560 or email jjewell@mandalaybay.com.

    Fees:
    Lectures $350.00
    Wet Lab $75.00
    $100.00 Late Fee
    Please contact us to register before the end of the year!
    RACE Approved
    Continuing Education
    Provider # 543

    More Details
  • Shark Reef Aquarium Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018

    Mar 4th, 2018
    All-day Event
    Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

    The Shark Reef Aquatic Medicine Seminar 2018 is set to go with another fantastic line-up of presenters. Join us in Las Vegas on March 2nd, 3rd, and 4th for three days of information packed presentations centered on practical applications of aquatic medicine in day-to-day situations. The seminar offers a fully "hands-on" wet lab. This is an outstanding opportunity for C.E. credit and offers participants the chance to network and work side-by-side with some of the best aquatic veterinary specialists in the country. For additonal informaton please contact Jack Jewell at 702-632-4560 or email jjewell@mandalaybay.com.

    Fees:
    Lectures $350.00
    Wet Lab $75.00
    $100.00 Late Fee
    Please contact us to register before the end of the year!
    RACE Approved
    Continuing Education
    Provider # 543

    More Details
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