Urban Wildlife Conference – Aug. 15, 8:30a – 3p

Urban Wildlife Conference
Importance and Management of Wildlife in Public Parks

Join us at the Richardson Civic Center for educational presentations on turtles, coyotes, bobcats, snakes, rats, and land management with Citizen Science.

When: Thursday, August 15, 2019: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM CDT

Where: Richardson Civic Center 411 W Arapaho Rd Suite 102, Richardson, TX 75080


8:30 – 9:00 am: Registration and light breakfast

9 – 9:10 am: Welcome and Introduction to Speakers

9:10 – 10:10 am: Turtles in the parks: Paul Crump, Texas Parks and Wildlife Herpetologist

10:10 – 11:10 am: Rats: How to detect and manage: Brett Johnson, Dallas Parks and Recreation Urban Biologist

11:10 – noon: Hazing urban coyotes and bobcats: Rachel Richter, Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Biologist

Noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch (provided on site)

1 – 2:00 pm: Snakes: ID, importance, and management: Nathan Rains, Texas Parks and Wildlife Regional Wildlife Biologist

2 – 3:00 pm: Land Management with Citizen Science: Sam Kieschnick, Texas Parks and Wildlife Urban Biologist

Coordinator: Sam Kieschnick, Urban Wildlife Biologist, DFW Texas Parks and Wildlife

Cost: $75 (or $85 after August 14) including light breakfast, lunch, and snacks

Tickets and more details available on Eventbrite:

CEUs are available (2 General Pest Management)

Questions? Please contact Jo Lynne Merrill at vicepresident@ntmn.org

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