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For tortoise, terrapin and turtle care and conservation

2017 Northern Symposium - Chelonia Through the Ages


Lecture Theatre, Chester Zoo CH2 1LH Upton By Chester
United Kingdom
Saturday, 21 October 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
How to get there: 

Follow the signs from the A41

Cost £35.00 inclusive lunch, tea/coffee and all facilities
(5 CPD hours, CPD participants half price)

Contact John Thorpe
10 Haslam Street
Tel: 0161 764 7078


David Duffy PhD (researcher in skin diseases of marine turtles): A Florida mystery: how a historical anomaly emerged as a global cancer epidemic in juvenile sea turtles.

Gerardo Garcia (Curator of Lower Vertebrates and Reptiles at Chester Zoo) or his deputy, Iris Gill: Chelonian Work at Chester Zoo.

Sharon Johnson (CEO of Galapagos Conservation Trust) or colleague: The Perils of Plastic - what will it take to make the Galapagos Marine Reserve a plastic-free zone?

Ed Pirog (author and herpetologist): Tortoises of the United States and Mexico.

Dr Frances Baines (veterinary surgeon and lighting authority): Sunlight for Health.

Download the Symposium Poster here

Download the Symposium Application Form here