MARCH 24, 2013 – ROBIN SHEWOKIS SPEAKING

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At the next OAS meeting on Sunday, March 24, nationally known speaker, Robin Shewokis will make a presentation to the members and guests of OAS.  We'll gather at 1:30 for snacks, then have a short business meeting before Robin takes the podium.  See you there?

RobinShewokisPhotoBio

World renowned bird behavioral expert Robin Shewokis is the owner of The Leather Elves, a company that designs and manufactures enrichment devices for animals in captivity. Since 2000, Robin has consulted at zoos in the U.S., Canada and Holland and has distributed enrichment products worldwide.

Robin regularly speaks at parrot clubs, providing workshops teaching ways to create a stimulating environment. She also develops new products for parrots that will stimulate naturalistic behavior. Robin has published articles on enrichment in national and international publications. She has also produced a DVD titled "Enriching Your Parrot's Life."

Robin is a member of The American Association of Zookeepers where she advises the behavioral husbandry committee. She currently serves on the board of The International Association of Avian Trainers and Educators and chairs their enrichment committee.