Monday, May 9, 2016
From Good Care to Great Welfare: A Workshop Designed for Animal Care Professionals
From Good Care to Great Welfare
A Workshop Designed for Animal Care Professionals
The Detroit Zoological Society’s Center for Zoo Animal Welfare is offering an immersive five-day workshop October 5-9, 2016 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 in the zoo. The early registration fee of $225 includes all lunches, snacks, and two dinners. Early registration ends August 12, 2016, at which time the fee will increase to $275.There are also limited registration scholarships available.