ABWAK Members Discounts


Up to 15% off Durrell Courses

All ABWAK members can now recieve up to 15% discount on Durrell Courses.  Durrell Conservation academy runs a wide range of courses suitable for everyone.

16/10/17 - 19/10/17

Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Callitrichids

6/11/17 - 10/11/17

Conservation Breeding and Husbandry of Birds

28/3/18 - 12/10/18

PGDip Endangered Species Conservation Management, Mauritius - 10% discount on course fee only

For the following courses, ABWAK Members are eligible for a 15% discount on the course fees: 

  • Passion for Primates – 30 June to 2 July 

This is a three-day course aimed at anyone with an interest in primates, their captive care and our conservation work to save them. 


  • Gerald Durrell Week – 23 to 30 June 

 Led by our Honorary Director, Lee Durrell, this week-long course will introduce you to the headquarters of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, showing you just how Gerald Durrell’s work lives on in the organisation he created to save species from extinction. 


  • Endangered Species Recovery Course – 3 to 14 September 

The Endangered Species Recovery (ESR) course is a two week introduction to the issues and practical skills involved in saving threatened species from extinction. The course is perfectly suited for those wanting an up to date summary, and has also proved invaluable to those considering a career change to conservation as a profession. 


  • Integrated Species Conservation and Management – 28 October to 2 November 

Combining the expertise of academic staff from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE) at the University of Kent with that of conservation practitioners from the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, this 5-day intensive course aims to equip participants with the theoretical and practical skills required for effective management of threatened species. 


  • Avian Egg Incubation Workshop - 5 to 9 November 

This 5 day workshop is aimed at curators, keepers, veterinarians, serious private breeders and field biologists involved in managing breeding birds, both in captivity and in the wild.  Whether new to egg incubation or experienced with managing eggs, participants gain a broad range of skills necessary to ensure optimal hatchability both in the incubator and in the nest. 


Go to the Durrell Academy website for more available courses.