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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Courses

ANSC 2140 Captive Raptor Management and Propagation

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Introduction to the natural history, care, and management of raptors (birds of prey). Approaches to captive care and maintenance, restraint, training, and captive breeding with potential for reducing pressures on wild populations of avian species is included. A major objective of the course is to present and discuss the scientific basis and merit of avian husbandry and breeding practices in species relevant to the course. Hands-on opportunities in basic raptor handling techniques are included.

Prerequisites

high school biology and chemistry.

Classes

ANSC 2140 001-LEC On-campus Extra-session

Number:1235
Class dates:July 16-August 4, 2017
Days/times:M-F 8:30 AM - 11 AM Morrison Hall 163
Credit:3
Related:ANSC 2140 401-LAB
ANSC 2140 402-LAB

In this program led by Dr. John Parks, you'll learn how to care for and manage birds of prey based on traditional methods as well as modern principles of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine. Through instructors, guest speakers, demonstrations, workshops with live raptors, and field trips you'll: • learn about the identification and natural history of raptors; • examine the scientific basis and merit of avian husbandry and breeding practices; • gain hands-on experience in basic raptor care, management, and handling techniques; and • discuss application of captive raptor management and breeding to reducing pressures on wild populations and restoring threatened and endangered species.

ANSC 2140 401-LAB On-campus Extra-session

Number:1239
Class dates:July 16-August 4, 2017
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:MW 1 PM - 3:30 PM Morrison Hall 101
Credit:0
Grade:Graded
Instructor:TBA
Max. enroll:12
Restrictions:Intended for high school juniors and seniors; as well as Cornell undergraduates.
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.
Related:You will be auto-enrolled in ANSC 2140 001-LEC

ANSC 2140 402-LAB On-campus Extra-session

Number:1240
Class dates:July 16-August 4, 2017
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:TR 1 PM - 3:30 PM Morrison Hall 101
Credit:0
Grade:Graded
Instructor:TBA
Max. enroll:12
Restrictions:Intended for high school juniors and seniors; as well as Cornell undergraduates.
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.
Related:You will be auto-enrolled in ANSC 2140 001-LEC

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