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    Visionary Leader Award Alison Haskell Award 2014 Year of the Salamander 2013 Year of the Snake 2012 Year of the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search parcplace Articles From the

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    News Events News PARC Disease Task Team Formed Meeting Events Calendar PARC Visionary Leader Award Alison Haskell Award 2014 Year of the Salamander 2013 Year of the Snake 2012 Year of the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and

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    the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search parcplace Articles Subcategories Contact Article Count 1 About PARC Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation PARC is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna reptiles and amphibians and their habitats Our membership comes from all walks of life and includes individuals from state and federal agencies conservation organizations museums pet trade industry nature centers zoos energy industry universities herpetological organizations research laboratories forest industries and environmental consultants The diversity of our membership makes PARC the most comprehensive conservation effort ever undertaken for amphibians and reptiles Reptiles alligators crocodiles lizards turtles the tuatara and snakes and amphibians frogs toads salamanders and caecilians have suffered from a broad range of human activities due in part to the perception that these animals are either dangerous or of little environmental or economic value We know now that they are important parts of our natural and cultural heritage We hope that after browsing through the PARC website you will agree that reptiles and amphibians are worth our conservation efforts Join the cause and sign up to become a member for free and attend a PARC meeting near you PARC is a diverse group of like minded citizens professionals and organizations an open forum for discussing herpetofaunal conservation a national and international conservation network a resource for everyone who values herpetofauna and their habitats based on local regional and national efforts an advocate of inclusive reptile and amphibian conservation PARC is not a competitor a funding organization a policy maker PARC is a unique conservation network

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    Year of the Salamander 2013 Year of the Snake 2012 Year of the Lizard 2011 Year of the Turtle PARC 10 year Anniversary Habitat in Focus Resources PARCAS Priority Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search parcplace Articles Disease Task Team PARC has formed a Disease Task

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    Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search Resources Home Resources PARC Featured Publications PARC Annual Reports PARC Inventory and Monitoring Guide Publications Wetland Related Publications Diamondback Terrapin Resources Latest News from PARC Alison Haskell Award PARC Visionary Leader Award Haskell Award Winners 2013 Designated YEAR OF THE SNAKE Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links Reptile and Amphibian Conservation Resources Snake Myths Snakebite Factsheet Reptile and Amphibian Myths PIT Tag Factsheet Resources Subcategories Contact Article Count 1 About PARC Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation PARC is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna reptiles and amphibians and their habitats Our membership comes from all walks of life and includes individuals from state and federal agencies conservation organizations museums pet trade industry nature centers zoos energy industry universities herpetological organizations research laboratories forest industries and environmental consultants The diversity of our membership makes PARC the most comprehensive conservation effort ever undertaken for amphibians and reptiles Reptiles alligators crocodiles lizards turtles the tuatara and snakes and amphibians frogs toads salamanders and caecilians have suffered from a broad range of human activities due in part to the perception that these animals are either dangerous or of little environmental or economic value We know now that they are important parts of our natural and cultural heritage We hope that after browsing through the PARC website you will agree that reptiles and amphibians are worth our conservation efforts Join the cause and sign up to become a member for free and attend a PARC meeting near you PARC is a diverse group of like minded citizens professionals and organizations an open forum for discussing herpetofaunal conservation a national and international conservation network a resource for

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    for subsequent years of support Start Date January 2012 Application Deadline We will begin reviewing applications on 7 October 2011 and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected To Apply Send a cover letter stating potential research questions of interest and career goals resume cv including citations for publications unofficial copies of transcripts and GRE scores and contact information for 3 references to Dr Andrea Litt Email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it electronic applications preferred Department of Ecology Montana State University P O Box 173460 Bozeman MT 59717 3460 Voice 406 994 2332 Fax 406 994 3190 Web http www montana edu litt 2011 09 17 Job Title Project Manager The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation at Virginia Tech is accepting applications from self motivated individuals for a Project Manager to coordinate research efforts on the effects of pollutants on wild and captive wildlife The incumbent will be responsible for interfacing with a team of scientists and stakeholders and helping to manage a large collaborative project The incumbent will develop and maintain a research database quality assurance program and periodically provide laboratory assistance and possibly field assistance based on the incumbent s expertise The incumbent will secure and maintain vehicles and field housing maintain protocols on standard lab and field procedures develop safety plans and handle permitting and will provide support with scientific reports PowerPoint presentations and web page management Required Qualifications B S in a scientific or related field Post graduate research or lab management experience demonstrated experience with database management proficiency with PowerPoint Excel and Word programs strong interpersonal and organizational skills leadership skills excellent writing skills willingness to travel periodically to field sites demonstrated ability to be self motivated work independently and as part of a team and to work independently under limited supervision Preferred Qualifications Working knowledge of basic animal biology and or ecology understanding of basic laboratory and or field techniques experience with Microsoft Access knowledge of pollution or related conservation issues experience with personnel management experience with quality assurance and safety programs understanding of how field and laboratory research is integrated Note Applications for this position will not be accepted via email Apply online at http www hr vt edu employment Refer to posting number 0110986 Position title Project Manager Review of applications begins September 22nd 2011 Applications will be accepted until November 15th 2011 Direct any inquiries to Tara Craig at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it 2011 09 14 Post Doctoral Fellowship Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg VA 24061 0321 Responsibilities The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences at Virginia Tech is accepting applications for the position of Postdoctoral Associate Research will focus on the reproductive effects of bioaccumulative trace elements in turtles The position will involve documentation of the spatial and temporal extent of contamination from the fly ash spill in Kingston

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    Conservation Areas Job Listings Listserve DoD PARC Grants Links Habitat Tools Climate Change and Herps Relocation Reintroduction Translocation and Headstarting PARC Disease Task Team Support PARC Search Publications Home Publications PARC Featured Publications PARC Annual Reports PARC Inventory and Monitoring Guide Publications Wetland Related Publications Diamondback Terrapin Resources Resources Job Information Meeting Event Calendar Email Listserve Research and Consultant Contacts Conservation Resources Amphibian Declines and Chytrid Bd Grant Information Links Subcategories Contact Article Count 1 About PARC Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation PARC is an inclusive partnership dedicated to the conservation of the herpetofauna reptiles and amphibians and their habitats Our membership comes from all walks of life and includes individuals from state and federal agencies conservation organizations museums pet trade industry nature centers zoos energy industry universities herpetological organizations research laboratories forest industries and environmental consultants The diversity of our membership makes PARC the most comprehensive conservation effort ever undertaken for amphibians and reptiles Reptiles alligators crocodiles lizards turtles the tuatara and snakes and amphibians frogs toads salamanders and caecilians have suffered from a broad range of human activities due in part to the perception that these animals are either dangerous or of little environmental or economic value We know now that they are important parts of our natural and cultural heritage We hope that after browsing through the PARC website you will agree that reptiles and amphibians are worth our conservation efforts Join the cause and sign up to become a member for free and attend a PARC meeting near you PARC is a diverse group of like minded citizens professionals and organizations an open forum for discussing herpetofaunal conservation a national and international conservation network a resource for everyone who values herpetofauna and their habitats based on local regional and national efforts an advocate of inclusive

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    and veterinary care conducting health screenings operating the pet desert tortoise pick up service and offering callers to the Conservation Center tortoise care education The San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research is also using its experience in the reintroduction of wild animals to build upon previous desert tortoise translocation research and is implementing conservation research projects to help advance the science of population management for this species www sandiegozoo org conservation DFW Turtle Tortoise Club was created to exchange ideas and information in order to create a better understanding of the care of turtles and tortoises with a focus though not exclusively in the Dallas Fort Worth Texas area www dfwttc org The Dutch Belgian Turtle and Tortoise Society is involved in international conservation projects for chelonians Our society facilitates information on conservation projects and information on welfare husbandry and breeding of tortoises and turtles by organizing meetings three times a year in The Netherlands and Belgium by our magazine Trionyx and through our website www trionyx nl Earthshine Nature Programs is a small nature and outreach center in Lake Toxaway North Carolina Our focus is on the conservation of the Eastern Box Turtle and the education of the public and visitors to our lodge on the beauty and value of the Eastern Box Turtle and wildlife and nature in general Our premier program is an Eastern Box Turtle mark recapture census study and radio telemetry based movement study www earthshinenature com The Eastern Box Turtle Conservation Trust was founded in 1993 with the aim of developing and testing potential strategies that might enable the rebuilding of extirpated or decimated box turtle populations Our mission is to enhance turtle conservation native population recruitment and repatriation in order to improve the declining prospects of turtle species particularly of the Eastern Box turtle Terrapene carolina in Northwestern Pennsylvania www ebtct org Forgotten Friend Reptile Sanctuary is based out of Lancaster County Pennsylvania and focuses on reptile rescue and educational outreach Since 2004 they have teamed up with animal shelters and authorities to find better homes for thousands of unwanted or abandoned pet reptiles and amphibians Their mission can be boiled down to one simple idea Give Reptiles a chance www forgottenfriend org Friends of the Cache River Watershed is a non profit citizens group that promotes natural resource conservation throughout the Cache River Watershed in southern Illinois We work together with landowners and members of the Joint Venture Partnership which includes Ducks Unlimited Inc Illinois Department of Natural Resources Natural Resource Conservation Service The Nature Conservancy and the U S Fish and Wildlife Service Together we share a common goal to protect and restore 60 000 acres along a 50 mile corridor of the Cache River The Friends of the Mukwonago River is a volunteer organization that works to maintain high quality waters for the people and creatures of the river s watershed We watch over one of the highest quality river systems in the state of Wisconsin with a mostly intact series of wetlands Our mission is to protect the Mukwonago River and its associated watershed ecosystems by way of education advocacy and promotion of sound land use throughout the watershed www mukwonagoriver org The Georgia Department of Natural Resources DNR is comprised of six divisions which carryout DNR s mission to sustain enhance protect and conserve Georgia s natural historic and cultural resources As one of six divisions within DNR the Wildlife Resources Division WRD is charged with conserving enhancing and promoting Georgia s wildlife resources including game and nongame animals fish and protected plants www georgiawildlife com The German Chelonia Group involves itself on national and international levels in the conservation of chelonians including their proper husbandry and propagation in human care The German Chelonia Group facilitates the exchange of experience and contacts amongst people with the same field of interest for example on occasion of the annual general meeting or through regional workshops www radiata de The Herpetology Group at the University of Quindio Grupo de Estudio en Herpetologia de la Universidad del Quindio GEHUQ is located in Armenia City Quindio Colombia South America Our mission is to preserve the amphibians lizards snakes and turtles present in the coffee region of Colombia through research and to educate the community to live alongside them so future generations can know and enjoy them Our area is home to two species of turtles Kinosternon leucostomum and Chelydra acutirostris grupoherpetosuniquindio blogspot com HerpDigest is the only free weekly electronic newsletter that reports on the latest news on herpetological conservation husbandry and science all delivered to your email twice a week www herpdigest org The International Reptile Conservation Foundation IRCF is a member based organization that actively pursues the conservation of reptiles and amphibians and the natural habitat and ecosystems that support them in a variety of capacities depending on the project or program IRCF support may include funding mobilization of volunteers and or logistical assistance www ircf org Jenkinson s Aquarium is dedicated to conservation and educating the public on marine life conservation We strive to provide our guests with a unique and memorable experience through creative exhibits and innovative education programs Our exhibits are designed to promote awareness of animals and their habitats and inspire an appreciation of wildlife This connection with wildlife helps to ensure preservation of species and habitats www jenkinsons com aquarium Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy is dedicated to promoting the preservation and proliferation of healthy wildlife habitats in Loudoun County Virginia We hold over 100 free programs and field trips annually lead a summer nature camp engage residents in environmental monitoring programs Stream Monitoring Amphibian Monitoring Bluebird Nestbox Monitoring Bird Surveys Butterfly count and execute 2 3 major habitat restoration events each year www loudounwildlife org The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife DFW is responsible for the conservation of the state s wildlife and the habitats on which wildlife depends for the benefit and enjoyment of citizens and visitors Year of the Turtle efforts are coordinated

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