Turtle Intensive@Hofstra University

March 4th, 9 am – 5 pm
Room 216 Breslin Hall (see map below)

$20-40 suggested donation (if budget is tight, no worries)
Space is limited, please RSVP
Preliminary Schedule
9:00 ‐ 9:30–––Set up and Welcome
9:30 ‐10:00–––Instructions for breakout groups
10:00 ‐ 11:00––Morning breakout sessions
11:00 ‐ 12:00––Reconvene to share breakout summaries
12:00 – 1:00–––Lunch
1:00 ‐ 2:30––––Keynote: Dr. Charles Innis – Chelonian Reproductive/Egg Issues (bio below)
2:30 – 2:45––––break
2:45 – 3:45––––Afternoon breakout sessions
3:45 – 4:45––––Reconvene to share breakout summaries
4:45 – 5:00––––Wrap up and future plans for Turtle Intensives
Break out topic sessions may include:
* Is there a sustainable take for any chelonian species?
* Red Eared Slider – Solutions to abundance and inappropriate release
* Turtles in the classroom
* Biosecurity – ways to get the word out
Previous topics:
* Complex relationship between the pet trade and conservation
* Wildlife rehabilitation facilities as critical control points for infectious diseases
* Emerging diseases and pathogens
* Head starting and over-winter care of hatchlings
* Subsidized meso-predators
* Release site evaluation
* Repatriation, reintroduction, and translocation

Let me know if you interested in co-leading a session.