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Venomous Herpetology Symposium

09/08/2018 - 09/09/2018

The Rattlesnake Conservancy (TRC) and Save the Snakes (STS) are collaborating to hold the first Venomous Herpetology Symposium in Florida. The purpose of this symposium is to bring together zoos, researchers, students, private herpetoculturists, and conservationist in a common setting to discuss various issues in venomous herpetology. The theme this year is “Bridging the Gap,” referring to the gap between the aforementioned group’s conservation efforts and the public. Topics at the symposium will include partnerships, education initiatives, biosecurity, snake bit management, managing collections of venomous reptiles, venom toxinology, conservation techniques, and using social media!

Location: Miami, Florida at Zoo Miami