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For tortoise, terrapin and turtle care and conservation

2018 Northern Symposium - Chelonia Now and in the Future


Lecture Theatre, Chester Zoo CH2 1LH Upton By Chester
United Kingdom
Saturday, 6 October 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
How to get there: 

Follow the signs from the A41

Cost £35 inclusive lunch, tea/coffee and all facilities
(5 CPD hours, CPD participants half price)

Contact John Thorpe
10 Haslam Street
Tel: 0161 764 7078


Speakers in Order of Appearance:

Ryan Walker; Tortoise Conservation Updates from Madagascar'
Matthew Rendle 'Problems Post Hibernation.'
Siuna Reid;  Únravelling the Mystery of Calcium and UV Light.'
Matthew Rendle: A Surgical Procedure on a Galapagos Giant Tortoise.'
Diego Ellis Soto : 'Help from Space - Using Emergent Technologies for Conservation Science of Galapagos Tortoises.'

The Contribution from The Deep,Hull unfortunately failed to appear for technical and logistical reasons,and we would like to thank Matthew for his double contribution, an offer also made by Siuna and gratefully acknowledged by the organiser.

Members of local clubs and societies available to offer help and advice.
Seeds and sales goods will be available from the British Chelonia Group sales team.