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The 23rd CSG Working Meeting will be held at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA, on 26-30 May 2014. The theme of the meeting is "Crocodilian Conservation: A Lesson in History". A CSG Steering Committee meeting will be held on 25 May 2014.
Visit the meeting website (http://csg2014louisiana.com/index.php) for details on registration, accommodation, travel, field trips, etc.
Student presentations and posters will be judged during the meeting, and prizes awarded to the top three students.
A special issue of the South American Journal of Herpetology (SAJH) is to be devoted to selected presentations from the Crocodilian Biology Session of the 23rd CSG meeting. Click here for details.
-----------------------------------------------------The Chairman of the CSG Siamese Crocodile Task Force extends an invitation to attend the "1st Siamese Crocodile Conservation and Husbandry Meeting" and "Siamese Crocodile Task Force Meeting 2014" will be held at the Mahidol University, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand, on 24-25 April 2014. The meeting represents a major forum for Siamese crocodile researchers, industry and conservationists.
The program includes topics relating to Siamese crocodile conservation, husbandry, management, etc. for wild and captive populations. Registration forms can be filled in and e-mailed to meeting organisers (firstname.lastname@example.org), who will also answer any questions regarding the meeting.
NEW - The CSG has had a long involvement with CITES, and has actively assisted Parties to find solutions to conservation and management problems through the Convention. Dietrich Jelden, Hank Jenkins and John Caldwell provide an up-to-date historical overview of the evolution of CITES in relation to the management and conservation of crocodilians. Download here.
NEW - CrocBITE - Worldwide Crocodilian Attack Database is now online.
NEW - downloadable resources developed by the CSG Veterinary Science Group. The book "A Checklist of Host-Parasite Interactions of the Order Crocodylia" by Dr. Marisa Tellez is now available. Dr. Tellez has also provided an easy-to-use summary sheet of crocodilian-parasite interactions.
NOW AVAILABLE - Electronic version of the Proceedings of the 22nd CSG Working Meeting (Negombo, Sri Lanka, 2013).
NEW - section on Crocodile Exclusion Enclosures