• 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. This year’s course will be held at the Arizona Game & Fish Department’s Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, AZ, 2-5 April 2019.

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.