Professional Training Courses at the Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park is offering various professional training courses in 2007. Please visit http://nationalzoo.si.edu/professionaltraining; call + 1 540 635 6540 or email: zootraining@si.edu for more information.

Graduate credit hours can be acquired through George Mason University for these courses.

2007 Courses include:

(1) Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing: offered March 26-30, 2007 and September 3-7, 2007; Spanish: May 28- June 1, 2007

(2) Advanced Conservation GIS and Remote Sensing: offered April 2-6, 2007 and September 10-14, 2007;
Spanish: May 28- June 1, 2007

(3) GIS for Decision-Makers: offered TBD

(4) Tools for Conserving Biodiversity: offered in India May 1-15, 2007

(5) Watershed Academy: From Mountains to Metropolis (for educators): offered June 25-28, 2007

(6) Effective Leadership and Communication Tools for Environmental Management and Conservation: offered July 23-31, 2007

(7) Introduction to Field Techniques for Conservation Research: offered September 17-28, 2007