Saving species from extinction

Courses


Durrell Conservation Academy

We run a wide range of courses suitable for everyone from enthusiastic animal lovers to professional conservationists. Our aim is to support you throughout your career. 

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Managing and Leading Conservation Projects

24/11/14 - 28/11/14

This course is designed to strengthen the project management and leadership skills of conservation and natural resource professionals who currently or will be managing staff and projects, often under challenging conditions... Read more



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Latest Developments in Primate Conservation

01/09/14 - 05/09/14

‘Latest Developments in Primate Conservation’ is Durrell’s brand new five day course delivered by some of the world’s leading primatologists, providing latest information on key issues in current and future primate conservati...Read more



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Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids

14/10/14 - 17/10/14

Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids is a four day intensive course designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to successfully manage and breed primates, particularly callitrichids in captivity. Read more



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Conservation Education and Interpretation

25/10/14 - 27/10/14

An innovative course pushing the boundaries of traditional conservation education practise and inspiring new approaches. Read more



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Integrated Species Conservation and Management

03/11/14 - 07/11/14

Combining the expertise of academic staff from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) at the University of Kent with that of conservation practitioners from the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, this 5-day intensive course aims ...Read more



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Avian Egg Incubation Workshop

10/11/14 - 14/11/14

The Avian egg incubation workshop is a five day practical workshop designed to give participants the skills required to successfully incubate bird eggs and deal with problems that could arise. Read more



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Durrell Endangered Species Management Graduate Certificate (DESMAN) 2015

02/02/15 - 24/04/15

This 12 week course is designed to equip conservation professionals with a complete range of skills to maximise their effectiveness at managing or participating in conservation projects. You will learn the latest theory and practice...  Read more



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Facilitation and Communications Skills *Spring 2015*

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The five-day Facilitation and Communication Skills course is designed to develop the skills needed to facilitate meetings within your own organisation or workshops involving multiple stakeholders with multiple and potentially conflicting interests. Read more



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Durrell Post-Graduate Diploma in Endangered Species Recovery- 2015

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Based exclusively on the island of Mauritius, Indian Ocean, you will gain extensive field experience within species recovery teams as well as gaining a post-graduate diploma from one of the world’s leading international universities, the University of Kent. Read more



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An Introduction to GIS for Conservation Managers *Spring 2015*

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Most of the great issues confronting modern conservation have a spatial element. This five day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Read more



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Passion for Primates

23/05/15 - 25/05/15

An exciting introduction to the lemurs, monkeys and apes at Durrell and the conservationists who work with them. Read more



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Endangered Species Recovery

20/07/15 - 31/07/15

The Endangered Species Recovery course is a two week introduction to the issues and practical skills involved in saving threatened species from extinction. Read more