Happy christmas!

Dear supporters and friends – Happy Christmas! 2013 has been a busy year filled with a range of activities: In November and December CRC together with external partners arranged training on Distance, GIS and statistics, focussing on open-source (free!) software to help conservation students and researchers. Many members were present at the bi-annual TAWIRI conference …

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Tawiri arranges the 9th Tawiri Scientific Conference

The Organizing Committee of the 9th Biannual TAWIRI Scientific Conference would like to inform you that, the 9th TAWIRI Scientific Conference will be held from 4th-6th December 2013 in Arusha at Snow Crest Hotel. Theme: Sustaining Wildlife Conservation in Growing Socio-economic Demands.

CITES-MIKE forensic materials site

Howard Frederick has put together a draft CITES-MIKE forensic materials site! It is intended as a resource for the forensic investigation of elephant carcasses by patrol staff who are gathering data on elephant mortality for the MIKE programme. Howard explains that  the great majority of the information is from savannah elephant carcasses and we are …

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PacMARA Workshops in May: Conservation planning with Marxan

PacMARA will be holding workshops on Marxan (a conservation planning tool), in Nairobi May 13-15. From their announcement: This two-day hands-on technical course will provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to use Marxan in a marine conservation planning exercise. The following topics are covered in the Introduction to Marxan: Key concepts in …

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GIS training in Nairobi

ESRI Eastern Africa is arranging GIS training in Nairobi from the 25-26th of April 2013. They suggest the following particiants: Managers, Technicians and specialists in Land Planning, Survey, Adjudication, GIS, GPS, IT, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, Land Ministries, Directorate of Lands and the Department of Defence. Says Esri Eastern Africa: “National Mapping Agencies (NMAs) are bestowed …

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TZCRC in 2013

Happy New Year, everyone! We’re looking to provide more help and information to conservation in Tanzania this year, and looking forward to seeing more visitors through the office in Arusha. Training and workshops In 2013 we will host workshops on GIS, GPS, statistics and field survey methods. We will email workshop plans to our subscribers, and …

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