Health Assessment Procedures for Translocations of the Mojave Desert Tortoise
Health Assessment Procedures for Translocations of Desert Tortoises is an advanced training module for Desert Tortoise field workers and researchers designed and organized by a highly experienced cooperative group of federal, state, county, and independent biologists and wildlife veterinarians. This course prepares students to conduct the standardized health assessments that are required by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) prior to and following the translocation of desert tortoises from project sites. Information is presented through lectures and specialized hands-on training using live desert tortoises.
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