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Reptile & Amphibian Law Symposium & Workshop 9/28-29
#1
VERY interesting for you Texans !

Reptile & Amphibian Law
Symposium & Workshop

Houston, Texas Sept 28-30, 2012
http://nraac.org
This FREE event is open to all parties with an interest in reptiles, amphibians, and the law

Two days of panels, workshops, breakout sessions and talks to discuss changes and issues with current and proposed reptile and amphibian laws and regulations at the local, state, federal, and international levels.


Hosted by the National Reptile Amphibian Advisory Council (NRAAC), with the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and the East Texas Herp Society (ETHS).
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#2
Look at this panel !!



First Annual Reptile and Amphibian Law Symposium & Workshop
September 28-30, 2012 - Houston, Texas
Crowne Plaza Houston Northwest - 12801 Northwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77040
Presented in partnership by NRAAC, PIJAC, ARAV, and the East Texas Herpetological Society

The Reptile and Amphibian Law Symposium & Workshop will include two days of panels, workshops, breakout sessions and talks with the goal of bringing all parties interested in reptiles and amphibians and the law to the table, to discuss changes and issues with current and proposed reptile and amphibian laws and regulations at the local, state, federal, and international levels. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the concurrent East Texas Herpetological Symposium and Expo event at the same facility, which includes a Saturday symposium, banquet, and auction, and a Sunday reptile expo.

This event is being organized by a loose working group of people interested in reptiles and amphibians and the law, called the National Reptile Amphibian Advisory Council (NRAAC), with the assistance of the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council, the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians and the East Texas Herp Society. If you are interested in participating in this discussion, or possibly assisting/volunteering/participating in this event, please register below, and also join our working group on Facebook, or/and send an email.

This event is open to all parties with an interest in reptiles, amphibians, and the law, including but not limited to:
Reptile Owners & Hobbyists
Reptile Breeders & Businesses
Reptile Rescues & Wildlife Rehab Ctrs
Pet Stores
Zoological Institutions
Primary & Secondary Educational Institutions
Colleges & Universities
Local Animal Control Agencies
State Fish & Wildlife/Dept. of Natural Resources
Other State Agencies
US Fish and Wildlife Service
US Dept of Agriculture/APHIS
Other Federal Agencies
TRAFFIC & Other Organizations

Confirmed Panelists include:
Dr. Michael Murphy - Dept of Health and Human Services/Food & Drug Administration
Susan Jewell - Injurious Wildlife Listing Coordinator, United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Craig Hoover - Chief, Branch of Operations, United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Dr. Elliott Jacobson - Association Reptile Amphibian Veterinarians / University of Florida
Andrew G. Gluesenkamp - Ph.D.Herpetologist Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Megan Russell, - Wildlife Permits Specialist Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Collette Adkins Giese - Attorney, Center for Biological Diversity
Scott Hardin - Biologist, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council
Dr. Jennifer Wright - Center For Disease Control and Prevention
Ken Foose - President, International Herp Symposium
Cindy Steinle - Chicago Herpetological Society, Small Scale Rescue
Carole H. Allen - Gulf Office Director, Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Gerald Keown - Executive Director, Southwestern Center for Herpetological Research
Michael Maddox - Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council
Dr. David Doherty - East Texas Herpetological Society
Doug Hotle - Curator of Herpetology, Albuquerque Biological Park
Jeff Barringer - Founder, Kingsnake.com
Robroy McInnes - President, Glades Herp Farm Inc.
Marc Cantos - Florida Reptile Industry
Ty Park - Lasco Inc./Ty's Lizards

Panelists are being added as we receive comm
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#3
and then I see Ken Foose and his hybrid circus......damn...

Actually, I wish I could attend this now.

Does anyone live real close to this....have a spare couch....
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#4
Sorry, wrong end of the state here... But I did want to mention that for some reason none of the cut-n-pasted details are showing up in Tapatalk.

If anyone else is looking at this thread on their mobile, they may want to check it in a browser instead.
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#5
Man, somebody local please go to this !
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#6
...and nobody from our hobby went. Wonderful....
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