Friday, July 23, 2010


27th September—1st October 2010

Who is running the course?

Durrell’s International Training Centre (ITC), in conjunction with the Mammal Department. Course faculty will include visiting international experts in lemur and callitrichid husbandry and conservation

Where will the course run?

The course will be based at the ITC at Durrell’s headquarters on the island of Jersey, British Channel Islands. Practical sessions will be run within the lemur and callitrichid animal sections of Durrell.

How long will the course last?

5 days (arrive Sunday evening– leave Saturday morning)

What will be covered on the course?

The course will include the following topics:

• Planning your captive collection: making the link to the wild

• Enclosure design, stress management and nutrition

• Population management for controlled breeding programmes

• Past, present and future for callitrichid and lemur conservation and the role of zoos

How much will it cost?

£1000 This will include 7 nights full-board accommodation on-site at Les Noyers (adjacent to the ITC and animal collection); tuition fee; and all course materials.

Deadline for applications: 30th July 2010
For further information please contact:

Catherine Burrows
Tel: 01534 860037
International Training Centre
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust,
Les Augres Manor, La Profonde Rue,
Trinity, Jersey, JE3 5BP

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