Instructor: Jontie Aldrich

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Interested in starting a new hobby or pursuing a career in taxidermy? Develop a working knowledge of taxidermy principles with an introduction to bird, big game, shoulder mounts, life-size, and pedestal mammal mounts. Demonstrations include birds, big game, and exposure to novelty taxidermy. Gain hands-on experience in skinning birds, deer, and waterfowl.
August 10-24, 2021, Biology Lab (2122)
Obtain experience in the use of tools, materials, and techniques used in the preparation of bird mounts. Gain knowledge of the materials needed for bird anatomy, specific mounting techniques, bird reference materials, habitat references, preserving and displaying techniques, and finishing touches that lend to realistic mounts in authentic habitats.
September 7, 2021 to October 7, 2021, Biology Lab (2122)