Re: [WisCats] Excellent TNR webinar series coming in January!
- HiThankyou forthe reminder I am still in LA working with ARNO but would apreciate a notice on the next seminars. Thankyou again.Judy
From: Pilara Felgate <pfelgate@...>
Sent: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 12:48:54 -0500
Subject: [WisCats] Excellent TNR webinar series coming in January!Just another reminder ? sign up today!!_______________________________________Happy Holidays!Pilara FelgateRegional Coordinator - Chicago areaAlley Cat Allies773-244-4049pfelgate@...www.alleycat.orgFrom PetSmart Charities:We have some exciting webinars coming up in January!! Listed below are thedetails regarding the January sessions. Remember that the sessions fill upquickly, so you will want to register soon atEach session will be offered two times to give more people an opportunity toattend.Grantwriting for TNR Programs, Presented by Kit Jenkins, Grants Manager,PetSmart CharitiesMonday, January 9, 20061st session: 8:30-10:00 pacific, 9:30-11:00 mountain, 10:30-12:00central,11:30-1:00 eastern2nd session: 12:30-2:00 pacific, 1:30-3:00 mountain, 2:30-4:00 central,3:30-5:00 eastern"So you want to apply for grant funding buy you don't have a clue about howto start? This workshop includes tips and instructions about generalgrantwriting for TNR programs (no matter who you're asking) and lots ofspecificinformation about what PetSmart Charities looks for in TNR proposalssubmitted forour grant funding. Also included are some tips about addressing the uniquechallenges of grantwriting for TNR and creative ideas about who to approach."How to Persuade Municipal Officials to Go with TNR, Presented by BryanKortis, Executive Director, Neighborhood CatsWednesday, January 11, 20061st session: 8:30-10:00 pacific, 9:30-11:00 mountain, 10:30-12:00 central,11:30-1:00 eastern2nd session: 12:30-2:00 pacific, 1:30-3:00 mountain, 2:30-4:00 central,3:30-5:00 eastern"Using Trap-Neuter-Return to work with feral cats on a community-wide basisimpacts on a number of municipal concerns, including public health, animalcontrol, wildlife, use of public property and quality of life issues. As aresult,to effectively and legally practice TNR on a large scale, the approval andsupport of the local government is essential. This webinar will focus onpractical techniques for persuading municipal officials to implement TNRprograms.Topics covered will include evaluating local laws in order to determineprecisely what kind of action you'll need municipal officials to take onyour behalf,the infrastructure you should have in place before approaching officials, thedata you'll need to build your case, what lines of arguments are effectiveandwhich are not, how to counter calls for feeding bans or trap and removeefforts, and how to respondto common questions from officials about liability, public health andwildlife."Feral Cats and Trap, Neuter and Return: What Recent Science Demonstrates,Presented by Dr. Margaret Slater, Professor of Epidemiology, Department ofVeterinary Medicine Texas A &M UniversityWednesday, January 25, 20061st session: 8:30-9:30 pacific, 9:30-10:30 mountain, 10:30-11:30 central,11:30-12:30 eastern2nd session: 12:30-1:30 pacific, 1:30-2:30 mountain, 2:30-3:30 central,3:30-4:30 eastern"Management of feral cats by trap, neuter and return (TNR) is still verycontroversial in some areas. There have been a number of recently publishedstudies on TNR and issues related to wildlife and public health. Drawingfrom thesearticles, I will present the highlights of what is working and why, thevalidity of various claims for and against TNR and how this might affect yourprogram, shelter or community. Topics such as wildlife and cats, rabiesand cats andstatistical models of cat population control will be included."If you aren't sure how webinars work, or would like to try a test run to makesure that your computer is set up and ready to go, please feel free tocontact Mark Phillips at mphillips@....We hope to "see" you online!SPONSORED LINKS
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