• Desert Tortoise Council Training Programs

Introductory Course

The 2019 Introduction to Desert Tortoises and Field Techniques course took place November 2-3 at the Kerr-Magee Center in Ridgecrest, California.

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 was 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.