Past Events and Workshops

Past events relevant to wildlife tourism

 

 For reports on some of the events run by WTA or attended by WTA members please visit:

 

Some other events in recent years:

International Coral Reef Symposium

Cairns, Australia July 2012.

http://www.icrs2012.com/Default.htm

Bush Lore Australia

  • Wilderness Survival Course- Basic: 28 to 29 July 2012
  • Outdoor Navigation Course: 28 to 29 July 2012

The 8th National Rehabilitation Conference,

Townsville, Nth Queensland, July 16-20, 2012

Emerging Tourism Opportunities – People, Partnerships and Programs in the Kimberley

 29-30 August 2012

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Camera Trapping in Wildlife Management & Research Colloquium

September 2012, Sydney

Visit http://www.onqconferences.com.au/events/ctc/home.php

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Binna Burra Bird Week with Barry Davies

October 2012 (Barry, of Gondwana Guides, is a member, and former committee member, of WTA)

http://www.binnaburralodge.com.au/Binna-Burra/News-Events/News/Annual-Binna-Burra-Bird-Break-with-Barry-Davies

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Global Eco Conference

Cairns 15-17 October 2012 Ecotourism Australia

(attended by Ronda Green and Peter Wood, chair and secretary of Wildlife Tourism Australia, and Ronda presented a paper on wildlife tourism)

See: http://www.globaleco.com.au/

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Training with Savannah Guides

1-4 November 2012

Nitmiluk National Park, Northern Territory

The Savannah Guides School was held on the theme of “Working Together – Savannah Guides Partnerships” with a heavy involvement by NT Parks and Wildlife Service and Tourism NT, and association also with the Indigenous Business Partners and communities and organisations of the Katherine region.

http://sgltd.com.au/guide-schools/

Using Wildlife for Tourism:Opportunities, Threats, Responsibilities

Wildlife Tourism Australia’s 3rd national workshop
Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Gold Coast, May 2012
Visit: http://wildlifetourism.org.au/blog/events/using-wildlife-for-tourism-national-workshop-2012/
Economics of wildlife tourism, providing world-class interpretation, contributions of wildlife tourism to conservation, minimising negative impacts

Wildlife Expo

Wildlife Tourism Australia had a display at  the Scenic Rim’s third Wildlife Expo in Beaudesert (southeast Queensland) Sunday 7th August 2011

Animals, People – a Shared Environment, Conference in Brisbane

The 4th Biennial Australian Animal Studies Group Conference

Brisbane 10- – 13th July 2011. The theme, Animals, People – a Shared Environment, includes wildlife tourism as one of the topics and Ronda Green (chair WTA spoke of her experiences in wildlife tourism and human-wildlife interaction).

World Environmental Education Congress

WEEC Brisbane 19-23 July 2011