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Upcoming opportunity for under 25s!


 What is the Raymond Sawyer Scholarship 2017?

A scheme whereby the Avicultural Society will commemorate the great aviculturist (the society’s long-time president) by funding one student to take part in the Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Birds Workshop at Durrell Conservation Academy.

Where and when:
The Durrell Conservation Academy, Jersey. November 6-10, 2017.

Course summary
 A five-day intensive workshop designed to equip students with the necessary skills to successfully manage and breed birds in captivity with an emphasis on conservation.

 Aimed at curators, keepers, vets and serious private breeders involved in captive breeding of birds.

 The course will be run by Durrell’s Bird Department in conjunction with Durrell Conservation Academy.

 Course faculty will include visiting experts in bird husbandry and conservation.

Course content
Planning your captive bird collection 

Bird behaviour and ecology

 Enclosure design and management

Hand rearing and incubation techniques

 Record keeping and population management

 Feeding and nutrition

Who can apply?
Amateur, professional or student aviculturists aged under 25, living anywhere in the world.

What the scholarship covers
All course fees and/or accommodation charges at the Durrell Academy. Note: the scholarship does not cover travel or other expenses.

Who will decide who gets the scholarship?
Representatives of the Avicultural Society, Durrell Conservation Academy and Cage & Aviary Birds.

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to provide further information and references.
Deadline for applications: Completed application forms, plus accompanying required information, must be received by Cage & Aviary Birds not later than Friday June 30, 2017.
Please complete all fields.

To apply, click here: http://cageaviarybirds.msgfocus.com/k/Kelsey-Media/the_raymond_sawyer_scholarship_2017

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