Introduction to Desert Tortoises and Field Techniques is a two-day basic course that includes important information on ecology, habitat preferences, life history, health, physiology, and threats; applicable state and federal laws and required permits; and two field sessions on surveys and identification of tortoises and tortoise sign.
The 2018 Introductory Tortoise Course in Ridgecrest, CA will take place on Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4 in the Pinnacles Room at the Kerr-Magee Center.
2019 Call for Papers
The Desert Tortoise Council will celebrate its 44th Annual Symposium on February 21–23, 2019 at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa in Tucson, AZ. Titles and abstracts for sessions or contributed papers and posters are hereby invited.