Symposium to look at 40 years of chelonian care and conservation.

The British Chelonia Group will celebrate its 40th anniversary symposium on 12 March 2016 at the Open University in Milton Keynes.

Lectures will include:

  • chelonian veterinary care and husbandry
  • conservation
  • tortoise cognition
  • the security of endangered species

Speakers include author David Alderton, conservationist Robert Bustard, international animal law expert Margaret Cooper and pathologist husband John, CITES security advisor John Hayward, vet Jill Pearson and researcher Anna Wilkinson.

A spokesman said: “This is a great opportunity for networking with like-minded chelonian enthusiasts during the buffet lunch, with special rates for CPD participants such as vet nurses.”

For further event information, visit the British Chelonia Group’s symposium page.

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