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  • SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno, NV | SWPARC
    and Reptile Conservation is hosting the following workshops on Monday July 20 2015 at the JMIH Annual Meeting Student Workshop Getting Started With Your Field Work 8 30 am 12 00 am break 10 00 10 30 am Permit application process Biosecurity protocols including useful tools and equipment IACUC and Animal handling animal care Species selection and potential conservation implications Field notes recommendations and best practices for recording your data and notes Venomous Reptiles Workshop Safety Practices and Myth Busting Instructors ML Robinson Jason L Jones and John Potash 1 30 pm 5 00 pm break 3 00 3 30 pm Safety equipment Safe handling techniques Correct identification of venomous reptile species in our region Myths facts and fiction First aid general overview and discussion of antivenin uses Please email klovich sandiegozoo org for more information This entry was posted in Announcements Meetings SWPARC2015 Bookmark the permalink SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting Comments are closed Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign 2015 SWPARC meeting in Reno NV SWPARC is part

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  • SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting | SWPARC
    reptiles and amphibians in the Southwest http www dce k state edu conf jointmeeting symposia This entry was posted in Meetings SWPARC2015 Bookmark the permalink In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV Comments are closed Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949

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  • In Memoriam: Charles “Charlie” W. Painter (1949-2015) | SWPARC
    and reptiles of Colima Mexico After continuing graduate studies at University of New Mexico Charlie conducted inventory and monitoring studies of amphibians and reptiles of the Gila and San Francisco river drainages in New Mexico In 1985 Charlie began his career as the first state herpetologist for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish He held that position for more than 28 years retiring in December 2013 Tireless energy inclusive collaboration and staunch defense of New Mexico s amphibians and reptiles are the hallmarks of Charlie s career at NMDGF Among his greatest achievements were his leadership to produce Amphibians and Reptiles of New Mexico which he co authored with William Degenhardt and Andrew Price 1996 ushering legislation on Regulation of Commercial Trade of Amphibians and Reptiles 19 35 10 2 NMAC N 31 October 2001 and publishing more than 80 articles reports and other scholarly works on many species of amphibians and reptiles He was recognized as Wildlife Professional of the Year multiple times received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gila Natural History of the Gila Symposium and in 2013 Charlie was awarded the Alison Haskell Award for Excellence in Herpetofaunal Conservation by PARC Amphibians and reptiles were not the only beneficiaries of Charlie s energy He cared about people more than he cared about herps and encouraged numerous young students of herpetology to not give up and to follow their dreams Charlie connected people professionally as well as personally and was key in establishing connections among herpetologists within New Mexico and across the country He truly was the nexus of New Mexico Herpetology Charles W Painter is survived by his loving wife and partner in herpetology Lori King Painter his daughter Ashley Painter stepdaughter Kelly Senyé and all the friends that have been so lucky to

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  • PARC to launch “Habitat in Focus” campaign | SWPARC
    Guidelines HMGs to be made available which will allow for more widespread distribution of this valuable guidance for improving habitat for amphibians and reptiles Help for herpetofaunal habitat Several PARC regions have produced guides for making an amphibian and reptile friendly backyard We will be working with Partners to develop guidance for various habitat certification and incentive programs to increase benefits for herpetofauna Habitat restoration training workshops Multiple wetland restoration training workshops coordinated through the Amphibian and Reptile Conservancy are planned for 2015 And this is where YOU come in we want to promote the great work YOU RE doing to help inspire others We invite you to share your stories of habitat restoration land acquisition and conservation projects as well as examples of good management or changes in management that maintain or improve herp habitat throughout this campaign These will be uploaded to PARC s social media channels and website as well as distributed through our Partner s communication channels These updates should be short and no more than a couple of sentences that focus on Who did the work Where the work was done or is being done What was done or is being done Why was it done or is being done What species are benefiting or will benefit from this project Example The Idaho BLM Burley Field Office completed hand cutting of encroaching juniper trees on 775 acres of aspen stands once occupied by western toads By removing the competing junipers the project is expected to promote aspen recovery over the long term and maintain the more mesic conditions desired by toads Please include at least one photo more photos are welcome along with photographer credit s with your project update Text and photo s should be sent to HabitatInFocus parcplace org We can t wait

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  • News | SWPARC
    Posted in Meetings News PARC receives The Wildlife Society s Group Achievement Award Posted on October 8 2013 Comments Off on PARC receives The Wildlife Society s Group Achievement Award This just in from the PARC listserve We are honored to report that on Sunday evening during The Wildlife Society s Annual Meeting in Milwaukee Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation received The Wildlife Society s Group Achievement Award which recognizes an organization s outstanding wildlife achievement PARC joins other imminent conservation organizations including the Wildlife Management Institute the Nature Conservancy the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and many other productive and respected wildlife conservation groups as a recipient of this award Read more about the award and past winners here http www wildlife org who we are awards group achievement Special thanks to Dr Jessica Homyack current SE PARC Senior Co chair and active member of The Wildlife Society who submitted the nomination with support from several active PARC members including those who are also members of The Wildlife Society And PARC couldn t win such an award without the tireless efforts of our members and product project development volunteers throughout the country who engage through our Regional Working Groups and growing number of State Chapters who have made us become group with so many notable achievements Thanks to all of you We are humbled by and so grateful for this recognition from such a pre eminent conservation organization as The Wildlife Society We will post photos from the award ceremony on our website soon Comments Off on PARC receives The Wildlife Society s Group Achievement Award Posted in News 2014 Designated Year of the Salamander Posted on September 18 2013 Comments Off on 2014 Designated Year of the Salamander 2014 Designated Year of the Salamander Conservation groups in partnership with PARC are designating 2014 as the Year of the Salamander In 2014 Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation PARC will launch the Year of the Salamander campaign to raise public awareness of the importance of salamanders threats to their existence and research and conservation efforts being taken to address those threats In anticipation of this campaign PARC is requesting submissions for the 2014 Year of the Salamander LOGO and PHOTO contests 2014 Year of the Salamander LOGO CONTEST DEADLINE for entry October 1 st In 2014 Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation PARC will launch the Year of the Salamander campaign to raise awareness about the conservation status of salamanders and their conservation needs We are now seeking submissions for the logo for the 2014 Year of the Salamander campaign The logo selected will be high profile and will be used in various places including the State of the Salamander document newsletters website posters and may be used on Year of the Salamander merchandise See logo contest announcement for details http www parcplace org images stories YOSal YOSlogocontest pdf 2014 Year of the Salamander PHOTO CONTEST PARC is seeking close up digital photos of salamanders and

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  • Desert Tortoise | SWPARC
    here This entry was posted in Announcements Bookmark the permalink Hotel booking extended 2015 SWPARC meeting in Reno NV Comments are closed Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign 2015 SWPARC meeting in Reno NV SWPARC is part of PARC Visit our parent

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  • Hotel booking extended | SWPARC
    booking reservations online with the group code Book your group rate SD Zoo Global SWPARC This entry was posted in SWPARC2014 Bookmark the permalink Frogwatch USA Training Seminar Desert Tortoise Comments are closed Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops at JMIH meeting in Reno NV SWPARC Symposia at the 2015 ASIH meeting In Memoriam Charles Charlie W Painter 1949 2015 PARC to launch Habitat in Focus campaign 2015 SWPARC meeting

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  • SWPARC2014 | SWPARC
    on Frogwatch USA Training Seminar Don t forget about AZA FrogWatch USA Training Seminar at San Diego Zoo on Sunday Jun 8th at the Scripps Research Building Click this link to register The Frogwatch USA workshop is a go Registration extended to 30th of May Comments Off on Frogwatch USA Training Seminar Posted in Meetings SWPARC2014 Updated information on field trip to Anza Borrego Desert State Park Posted on May 12 2014 Comments Off on Updated information on field trip to Anza Borrego Desert State Park Go to the 2014 meeting page to see updated information on this field trip June 13 14 Comments Off on Updated information on field trip to Anza Borrego Desert State Park Posted in Meetings SWPARC2014 Call for abstracts 2014 Posted on April 30 2014 Comments Off on Call for abstracts 2014 We invite members of Southwest Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation SWPARC and other interested parties to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the Annual SWPARC Meeting being held this year in San Diego California USA June 9 13 2014 See Call for abstracts Comments Off on Call for abstracts 2014 Posted in Meetings SWPARC2014 Search for Recent Posts SWPARC workshops

    Original URL path: http://www.swparc.org/category/meetings/swparc2014/ (2016-02-01)
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