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Fundamentals Series-RELATED WEBINARS

Best Practices in Red Panda Management

This webinar will review best practices from experts in red panda care, and shows the San Diego Zoo's red panda program. The webinar also contains some of the latest information on conservation of red pandas in the wild.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Fundamentals of Animal Learning

Discover the importance of detailed observation of animal behaviors. Students will also discover technology to reduce the stresses associated with daily animal management, improving animal welfare.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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The Basics of Operant Conditioning

Learn about several key operant conditioning tools and how to use them to solve routine problems in animal management.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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How to Find an Extra 30 Minutes a Day
for Training and Enrichment

This webinar will provide an opportunity for the keeper/trainer to evaluate their daily processes to allow more time for enrichment and training.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Browse — The Role of Botanical Collections to Support Zoological Collections

This presentation will discuss the evolution of a browse program that has supported the husbandry and management of unique zoological species.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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The Nitrogen Cycle and Biofiltration

In this webinar, aquatic animal health expert Dr. Rob Jones (The Aquarium Vet)  discusses one of the most common causes for the death of fishes; ammonia toxicity and, to a lesser extent, nitrite toxicity.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Gills — The Powerhouse of Fish

In this webinar, aquatic animal health expert Dr. Rob Jones (The Aquarium Vet) examines the gills of fish, and how and why fish breathe underwater, and helps the learner understand what amazing organs the gills are.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Fish Welfare — Pain and Stress in Fish

Aquatic animal health expert Dr. Rob Jones (The Aquarium Vet) asks, "Do fish feel pain?" This has been a contentious issue over the past decade. The webinar will also look at stress in fish.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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INTERMEDIATE Series-RELATED WEBINARS

Zoo Exhibit Design: Past, Present, and Future

This presentation will give a brief history of zoos and animal exhibit design, discuss the theories behind modern exhibitry and the process for implementing them, and will end with a look at where exhibit design is headed in the future.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Animal Show Development

This program will provide important information about how best to present animals to your guests.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Solving Behavioral Problems — Aggression

This presentation will focus on a variety of common behavioral problems encountered with animals in a zoological setting, with special attention paid to the reduction of aggression.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Studbooks

This webinar will provide an introduction to studbooks, Species Survival Plans (SSPs), and Taxon Advisory Groups (TAGs), and how these programs are linked within AZA.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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CONSERVATION Series-RELATED WEBINARS

Navigating the Information Jungle

In this webinar, librarian Talitha Matlin will provide learners with tips and tricks on how to quickly and inexpensively locate the information they need.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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California Condor Conservation

This webinar will focus on the methods and strategies used, and the trials and challenges encountered by organizations and individuals that saved the species.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Avian Conservation Programs

Learn how to become more involved in local and international avian conservation.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Conservation Research Oversight and IACUC Collaborations

What is an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)? Why might  IACUC important to you? How does it work? 

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Adaptive Radiation and Evolution

The factors involved in the biological concept of evolution will be discussed, with adaptive radiation as a particular mechanism, and how this is evident in certain features of Hawaiian honeycreepers.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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Saving the Tuatara: Habitat Restoration on Stephens Island, New Zealand

Long extinct from the mainland and now only found on a few islands, the tuatara is getting help.

LENGTH: 1 hour

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