Florida Keys Sea Turtle Workshop

December 2nd – December 4th 2016

Since its inception, the annual Florida Keys Sea Turtle Rehabilitation workshop, in partnership with the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST), has trained over 35 animal care specialists and veterinarians from 22 Caribbean countries. Many local vets have little or no experience with reptile medicine and this workshop provides them with the knowledge and skills to fill this gap. The workshop provides hands-on training in the medical treatment, rehabilitation and captive care of sea turtles, as well as a forum to discuss issues, cases and techniques. 

A news item on this workshop was published in BioNews 30.

BioNews is produced by the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance and funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

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