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.



Endangered Species Recovery

24/07/17 - 04/08/17

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



Managing and Leading Conservation Projects *Based in Mauritius*

31/07/17 - 04/08/17

The success or failure of wildlife conservation projects hinges on the management and leadership skills of those in charge. This course is designed to equip you with the practical skills you need to design projects, create and manage teams and lead them towards achieving measurable conservation success.



Latest Developments in Primate Conservation

11/09/17 - 15/09/17

‘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 conservation – ideal for those working in or wishing to become more involved in primate conservation.



Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids

16/10/17 - 19/10/17

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.



Integrated Species Conservation and Management

30/10/17 - 03/11/17

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 to equip participants with the theoretical and practical skills required for effective management of threatened species.



Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Birds

06/11/17 - 10/11/17

The Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Birds is a five-day course designed to equip you with the necessary skills to successfully manage and breed birds in captivity.



Managing and Leading Conservation Projects

11/12/17 - 15/12/17

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.



Durrell Endangered Species Management Graduate Certificate (DESMAN) 2018

05/02/18 - 27/04/18

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.



Gerald Durrell Week Corfu

26/05/18 - 02/06/18

Based on the magical island of Corfu, the week long course recreates experiences like those of the young Gerald Durrell.