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 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.
2019 Symposium Program & Abstracts
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. The final symposium program and abstracts are now available — click below to download the PDFs.