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Asian Elephant Specialist Group-2018 Meeting :

The 9th meeting of IUCN SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG) will be organised from 25th to 27th April 2018 at Avani Riverside Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand to discuss the challenges, priorities and strategies for the conservation of Asian elephants. During the dates of the meeting (25th 27th April, 2018), the AsESG members will be booked at Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel. The accommodation provided will be on twin sharing basis free to all AsESG members. Check-in will be on 24th April and Check-out on 28th April. AsESG will also be hosting two dinners, a welcome one on the 25th and a farewell on the 27th and also lunches on the dates of the meeting i.e. the 25th, 26th and 27th of April 2018. The members are requested to register to attend the meeting by writing to Dr Sandeep Kr Tiwari, AsESG Program Manager (Sandeep@wti.org.in) by 25th February 2018.

Optional post conference tour to Kui Buri National Park (these are not free and need to be paid for) are being organised for members on 28th and 29th April 2018. Apart from the Kui Buri National Park, the guest could also visit the Khao Sam Roi Yot marine National Park nearby. If you wish to go for conference tour, please respond to the Program Manager (sandeep@wti.org.in) by 25th February 2018.

ElephantCare ASIA Workshop :

Elephant Care International is pleased to announce our new "ElephantCare ASIA Workshop," which will take place from September 23-29, 2018 at Green Hill Valley in Myanmar.Working with a team of elephant experts, our 7-day workshop will blend high quality veterinary care knowledge and skill-building with positive reinforcement training to ensure the health and wellbeing of captive elephants living throughout Asia.

Gajah 47 is now available

The AsESG Veterinary Task Force offers the following reference materials:
  Houston Zoo Asian Elephant EEHV Protocol Thank you Houston Zoo for sharing this vital information!
  Elephant TB References by Date 6 Nov 2011

Strategic Planning for Species Conservation: A Handbook
The Species Conservation Planning Task Force, Species Survival Commission, IUCN

Caution: Large file: 7.59MB

Strategic Planning for Species Conservation: An Overview
The Species Conservation Planning Task Force, Species Survival Commission, IUCN

Caution: Large file: 7.59MB

See Gajah ,the bi-annual journal of the IUCN/SSC Asian Elephant Specialist Group (AsESG) for the latest communications on issues that concern the management and conservation of Asian Elephants both in the wild and in captivity. 

 

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