Monday, January 6, 2014

4th Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment & Training Workshop

4th Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment & Training Workshop
March 17-21, 2014

Host and Venue: Ocean Adventure and Wildlife In Need, Subic Bay, Philippines

In partnership with: Active Environments and The Shape of Enrichment

Instructors: Gail Laule & Valerie J. Hare

Back by popular demand! Ocean Adventure and Wildlife In Need are pleased to once again host the Southeast Asian Animal Enrichment & Training Workshop. This unique five-day workshop will present an array of topics relating to behavioral management of captive animals with particular emphasis on environmental enrichment, positive reinforcement training and the problem-solving process. The workshop is open to zookeepers, aquarists, managers, supervisors, curators veterinarians and other interested animal profesionals from the Southeast Asian and Australasian region.

The workshop will be conducted in English and the format includes discussions, small group projects, demonstrations, and hands-on enrichment and training opportunities with a diverse animal collection at Ocean Adventure and Wildlife In Need Rescue Center in beautiful Subic Bay. Skills taught are directly related to enhancing the overall care and management of captive animals and improving their welfare. The workshop format is designed to maximize the value for each participant and as much as possible to address specific situations, needs, problems, and objectives.  Be prepared to interact, share, and participate to make the experience as useful and relevant to you as possible!

Deadline for registration is February 28, 2014. Limited slots only.
Registration fee of Php15,500.00 or US$345.00 includes the following:
§  Manual and instructional materials
§  All lunches, dinners and breaks during the workshop
§  Icebreaker and closing banquet
§  Tote bag and commemorative t-shirt
§  A certificate of accomplishment
§  A one-year digital subscription to The Shape of Enrichment

A Lee Houts Scholarship is available. To apply, please send your CV and 1 letter of recommendation before February 5, 2014.

For further information contact:
Bianca Espinos                                                           Pacey Prongco

Wildlife In Need Foundation, Inc                                 Ocean Adventure
Tel: +6347 252-8494                                                   Tel: +6347 252-9000
Mobile: +63920 909-3725                                           Mobile: +63917 726-3430

See you in the Philippines!


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