Saturday, May 4, 2013

Advancing Bear Care 2013 – Understanding Bears

Advancing Bear Care 2013 – Understanding Bears 
Early Bird Registration Contest

On June 1st, two lucky delegates will have their names drawn to win their registration fee. To enter the contest, just register at the reduced early bird rate before June 1st Register now.

Join Us – Program

The packed agenda includes an educational hike into wild bear habitat in New Jersey’s Waywayanda State Park interpreted by state bear biologist Dr. Kelcey Burguess, husbandry problem solving workshops, the Andean Bear Workshop hosted at the Queens Zoo, and compelling presentations by bear experts from around the world.

Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Heather Bacon – Bear Veterinary Medicine
Dr. John Beecham – Bear Rehabilitation for Release Research
Dr. Gay Bradshaw – Bear Trauma, Psychological Rehabilitation
Dr. Kelcey Burguess – American Black Bear/Human Living in New Jersey
Dr. Gabriella Fredriksson – Sun Bear Educational Facility, Indonesia
Val Hare – Enrichment Bears, Shape of Enrichment
Angelika Langen – Bear Rehabilitation, Northern Lights Wildlife Shelter
Tracey Leaver – Bear Rehabilitation, Woodlands Wildlife Refuge
Jason Pratte – Operant Conditioning, Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo
Dr. Jill Robinson MBE – Animals Asia Foundation
Charlie Russell – Wild Brown Bear Behavior
Kartick Satyanarayan – Rescuing the Last Dancing Bear Bears in India – Wildlife SOS
Dr. Geeta Seshamani – Caring for Bears in India’s bear Sanctuary – Wildlife SOS

Post Conference Excursions

Enjoy a post conference day trip to the famous Bronx Zoo. Roll up your sleeves at the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge to help build capacity for black bear rehabilitation and release.

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