• date

    17 – 26 September 2021

  • Location

    Washington DC,
    USA

  • course duration

    10 days

  • course language

    English

  • minimum number of participants

    8 persons

  • course fee

    € 1.290

Workshop & Field Trips

Whoever keeps, works with, trades, ships, cares for, looks after, medicates, sells, buys, transports, interacts in any which way with animals and plants or just walks around the outdoors, encounters legal obligations and regulations at different levels.
This seminar provides a comprehensive insight into the most important national and international legal frameworks. Special emphasis is paid to different perspectives of the legal requirements, the practical component, correct application and compliance in various fields of activity.

accommodation

hotel bookings by participants

flights

e.g. Vienna – Washington DC – Vienna; travel arrangements by participants

equipment

laptops recommended

Program *

During presentations and round table discussions with US authorities such as the US Fish & Wildlife Service, representatives of zoos, zoo organizations, scientists, environmental and animal welfare organizations, the following topics will be highlighted:

  • trade in wild species & species protection
  • invasive alien species
  • international conventions
  • hunting & fisheries
  • the roles of zoos & aquaria
  • management, protection and restoration of populations, habitats & ecosystems

Expert guided visits to protected areas, the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

*  program changes reserved

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