• Desert Tortoise Council Training Programs

Introductory Course

The 2019 Introduction to Desert Tortoises and Field Techniques course will take place November 2-3 at the Kerr-Magee Center in Ridgecrest, California. Registration should begin in July.  Questions about the next Course? Email Maggie Fusari at email hidden; JavaScript is required.

Health Assessment Training

Health Assessment Procedures for Translocations of the Mojave Desert Tortoise is a four-day advanced course only open to those with extensive tortoise handling experience. Details about the next session will appear here when they become available.

Authorized Biologist Training

The next Authorized Desert Tortoise Biologist Course will be held at a time and location to be announced. Details will appear here when they become available.