STORM Snake Workshop Chennai


Sat Oct 29 2022 at 09:30 am to Sun Oct 30 2022 at 05:00 pm


Jacob & Klooster Farms | Chennai, TN

STORM is back with its 21st edition. A Two day snake workshop with rescue certification, by Herpetologist Gowri Shankar, in association with Bay of Life Foundation Chennai.
COVID Guideline apply. Maximum 25 participants only.

Get up-close with snakes, learn to identify, rescue and relocate with National Geographic fame Gowri Shankar. Join the 20th edition of this limited seats certification workshop. Become the snake guy in your area!

STORM - Scientific Training on Reptile Management. Be it novice snake rescuers, students, enthusiasts who would like to hone their knowledge or others who want to learn right and ethical methods of handling them, this comprehensive bi-series workshop is an open door to learning about reptiles.

This workshop in collaboration with Bay of Life Surf School & Surf Shop introduces basics about #reptiles, identification methods of #snakes, snake #rescue protocols, equipment, legal issues and #conservation implications. The highlight is an opportunity to attend live snake rescue calls where participants practically learn everything about rescue and #relocation of snakes.

Day 1
Workshop begins
Discussion: Introduction to reptiles snake #taxonomy
Identification of snakes, scale counting.
Lunch :
Rescue techniques using professional equipment
Snake rescue tools and techniques practical session
How not to rescue snakes
Optional: Night Walk herping in the farm.

Day 2
Snake walk with Gowri Shankar and #Irulas @Nemeli
First aid for snake bites. Maintaining a stud book
Legal issues and remedies
Environmental education
Awareness during rescues
Identifying relocation sites and snake release

Who can attend?
Anybody over 18 yrs of age, who has a keen interest and passion to learn about snakes, snake rescuers who would like to hone their skills, those who are considering #herpetology as a career choice and those who want to get over their fear of snakes.

When & Where?
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Two days, October 29th & 30th, 2022
Location: Jacob & Klooster Farm, Thalambur, Off Navalur, OMR

Course Fee:
BEFORE 20 th Oct Rs. 6,850/-
AFTER 20 th Oct : Rs. 7,500/-

Two days workshop,
Irula Walk.
Education material.
Morning and evening snack and tea for two days.
Sunday morning Irula wild walk transportation: from the venue to the Irula walk location.

Does not include: Breakfast & accommodation

A) Bring your own tent! Pitch it at Jacobs & Klooster farm Rs.600 / night pitching fee.
Nearby accommodation options available at Navalur- Thalambur.(OMR)

Who is conducting the camp?
Gowri Shankar has been involved with reptiles for more than a decade and has worked at some of the premier reptile conservation centers in #India. He is an authority on the ecology of king cobras and has been featured in several #wildlife documentaries like the King and I, Secrets of the #kingcobra, Asia’s deadliest snake, and Wildest India by #BBC, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild India and Discovery Channel respectively.

Register here:

More Info:
[email protected]
Or call us 9940416396 or Showkath at +91 99404 88880

Where is it happening?

Jacob & Klooster Farms, MK Stalin Road, Thalambur,Chennai, India, Chennai, India

Event Location & Nearby Stays:

Bay of Life    - Bay of Life Chennai  Surf School  Stand Up Paddle

Host or Publisher Bay of Life - Bay of Life Chennai Surf School Stand Up Paddle

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