23 Aprile 2024

Objectives and topics

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE SYMPOSIUM ARE TO:
  • Understand how capture techniques have evolved in recent decades by review and evaluation of capture methods developed in different areas of the world;
  • Review recent developments of wildlife capture techniques that improve conservation and management practices relative to the evolving human-wildlife interface;
  • Provide information on innovative tools and technology of field anesthesia and clinical monitoring;
  • Discuss adapting mechanical and chemical immobilization practices that consider animal behavior, physiology, and welfare;
  • Identify knowledge gaps, research needs, and new opportunities to develop and effectively link best practices with wildlife conservation, management of the human-wildlife interface, conservation medicine, and eco-health surveillance - all within a “One Health” vision.

    The program includes keynote presentations, invited speeches, oral presentations and posters.

THE AREAS OF INTEREST INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO)
THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:
  • Physical capture and handling of wildlife
  • Chemical immobilization protocols and practices
  • Integrated chemical and physical restraint
  • Innovative field anesthesia and clinical monitoring
  • Field emergencies and complications
  • Wildlife capture and animal welfare
  • International Humane Trapping Standards, welfare, and performance (i.e., efficiency and selectivity)
  • Wildlife capture as a tool for animal health surveillance and disease control
  • Capture as aversive conditioning for wildlife in human-dominated landscapes


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