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Job Type: part-time temporary position

Location: Montana

Posting Date: 18 Feb 14

Closing Date: 20 May 14

MAY 20-22, 2014. Global Wildlife Resources will be teaching a 3-day wildlife chemical immobilization course at Career Transitions in Belgrade, MT. This class is one of the most extensive chemical immobilization courses in North America and includes hand-on labs with animals. It is open to state, federal, and tribal wildlife professionals, zoo caretakers, game farms, animal control officers, and college students.

This unique field-oriented training emphasizes professional and humane animal handling and covers practical techniques to maximize field success and human & animal safety. The course focuses on the needs of professionals to understand the skills and equipment associated with wildlife capture, physical restraint, and chemical immobilization including for captive and urban settings. The course covers in detail each aspect of drugging such as drug delivery systems and immobilizing drugs and animal processing such as radio-collaring, ear-tagging, weighing, sample collection and patient monitoring.

The course is limited to 25 participants, so register early! It includes labs each day (including a drugging lab with goats which simulate deer), course notebook, and Certificate of Training. Each day is 9am-5pm. The 3-day course fee is $585 and $485 for full-time students. Places are reserved once payment is received.

The dynamic course instructor is Dr. Mark Johnson of Global Wildlife Resources, Inc. of Bozeman, Montana. Dr. Johnson, former veterinarian of Yellowstone National Park, has participated nationwide in a wide range of wildlife handling field operations. He enthusiastically teaches wildlife professionals and students internationally for universities, national parks, state and federal agencies, native nations, zoological parks, and private organizations.

This course is likely to fill so register early.

To Learn More:
A PDF Course Announcement is available at the Global Wildlife Resources Training Schedule at with more information such as course outline and testimonials.


Contact Information:

To Register
Visit our website Training Schedule and register through the PayPal links.

Contact Info
Mark R. Johnson DVM
Global Wildlife Resources, Inc.
Bozeman, Montana
Phone: 406.586.4624

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