Professional Training Courses

All courses are offered as intensive onsite sessions of up to one or two weeks. Participants are in residence at our new sustainably built Residential Building, with course activities conducted in our new Academic Center, and the surrounding campus of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, VA. Check back here for posting of upcoming courses as they become open for enrollment.

Professional Courses Open For Enrollment (click on each course name for more information)

The Ecology and Conservation of Migratory Birds – MCCS 0528 (September 18-29, 2017)

Spatial Ecology, Geospatial Analysis, and Remote Sensing for Conservation – MCCS 0500 (October 16-28, 2017)

Statistics for Ecology and Conservation Biology – MCCS 0501

Other Professional Courses (click on each course name for more information)

Stakeholder-Driven Scenario Models for Strategic Conservation Planning (September 11-16, 2017)

Camera Trapping Study Design and Data Analysis… – MCCS 0524

Estimating Animal Abundance and Occupancy – MCCS 0511

Non-Invasive Techniques in Wildlife Endocrinology – MCCS 0525

Conservation Breeding Centers for Wildlife Sustainability – MCCS 0520

Practical Zoo Nutrition Management – MCCS 0523

Essentials of Open Source GIS – MCCS 0516

Field Recording and Analysis of Biological Sounds for Research and Conservation – MCCS 0526