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ASAG emerged from shared goals of achieving joint excellence in avian management, providing focus on conservation, and responding to common challenges facing bird programs within AZA institutions. We pride ourselves on providing a forum where new people, ideas and visions are welcome and mentoring is valued. We work in a cooperative and mutually supportive fashion to achieve our long-term goals.

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2010 ASAG Ratite Workshop
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - MARCH 2010

Australian Rainforest Foundation
Nicole LaGreco - San Diego Zoo

Cassowary Training
James Ballance - Zoo Atlanta

Hand Rearing Rheas at the Audubon Zoo
Lee Schoen - Audubon Zoo

Kiwi Husbandry
Kathy Brader - Smithsonian's National Zoo

Artificially Rearing Ostrich Chicks
Greg Brockheim - Virginia Zoo

Ostrich Training and Restraint
Scott Tidmus - Disney's Animal Kingdom

Parent rearing Greater Rhea at the National Zoo
Sara Hallager - Smithsonian's National Zoo

The Ratites: Population trends in North American ISIS institutions
Robert Webster - Toledo Zoo

Training of 1.1 Double-Wattled Cassowary
Shelly Norris - Nashville Zoo