The Fort Worth Zoo is seeking participants to provide support for its Anegada iguana conservation project. All participants will play a direct role in conservation research and gain valuable skills in field methods.
- Session 1: May 17-25
- Session 2: May 26 - June 3
- Session 3: July 12-20
- Session 4: July 21-29
Location: Anegada, British Virgin Islands (BVI)
Cost: $1450 for one session
Group size: Seven to ten participants plus a project leader
As a participant, you will:
- Learn field research methods such as distance sampling, mark-recapture and GPS
- Learn plant survey techniques and assist in iguana diet studies
- Assist researchers with camera-trapping surveys
- Conduct feral cat surveys
- Conduct nest surveys
- Learn radio-tracking techniques
Cost includes: One night on Tortola, BVI; one round-trip ferry ticket from Tortola to Anegada; seven nights on Anegada, meals on Anegada; field supplies, transportation on Anegada and all routine expenses on Anegada.
Cost does NOT INCLUDE: Airfare to Tortola, BVI: meals on Tortola, cab fare to and from the airport.
For more information and to apply, please contact Kelly Bradley, Fort Worth Zoo Conservation Biologist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-759-7173.