Founders of the Model Aviculture Program

Laurella Desborough
Roland Cristo
Ken Bowen
Bob Abbott
Brian Speer
Dale Thompson
Scott McDonald
Jeanne Smith

With help and advice from Art Risser of the San Diego Zoo in California, Bob Siebels of Riverbanks Zoo in South Carolina, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and many other individuals and organizations.



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Preparing for MAP Certification:

The MAP Process

MAP's Key Elements

The Veterinarian's Role

Exotic Bird Facilities

Closed Aviary Concept

Flock Health Management

Managing Flock Emergencies

Record Keeping


Submitting Your Application:

Guidelines and Forms

MAP Fees


About the Organization:

Why We Need MAP

MAP History

MAP Founders

MAP's Future

MAP's Board of Directors


Frequently Asked Questions

Recommended Reading

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