Carcass Management Training: October 27-29, 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19. Please contact Mark Hutchinson with questions.

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The Maine Compost Team is offering an animal carcass management training. The training will prepare participants for deployment in the event of a foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreak or natural disaster to assist with the disposal of carcasses utilizing the composting process.

This is an experiential based program utilizing hands-on activities, problem solving scenarios and demonstrations that will prepare participants for actual field situations.

Training Goals:

  • To foster a community that is prepared to rapidly and expertly respond to animal disasters.
  • To provide participants core compost concepts that can be applied to many different situations.
  • To gained competencies in carcass mortality management as well as have materials to be shared with others.
  • To learn how to assess and trouble shoot unique issues to effectively use compost as a disposal tool.

For more information about the training, contact Mark Hutchinson at mhutch@maine.edu, 207.832.0343.

This course will fill up fast, so early registration is encouraged.  You may register at the following link:

Animal Carcass Class Registration

 

 

 

 

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