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Venom Day – May 2nd, 2015

April 22nd, 2015 | Comments Off on Venom Day – May 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails

Scales and tails Utah will be hosting a Venom Day on Saturday May 2nd from 10-4pm with scheduled short presentations at specific times by local experts.

Topic will be:
– Venomous and poisonous animals,
– Utah laws and regulations,
– Misconceptions,
– Venom protocols,
– Bite/sting first aid, safety, etc.

Short presentations will be given by:
Rob Clark of Venitox Laboratories 10:00AM
Brad Dahl of Utah Poison Control 11:00AM
Dave Jensen of Wasatch Reptile Removal on Rattlesnake removal
Jeremy Westerman of Scales & Tails Utah on scorpions, spiders, hymenopterans, and Gila monsters
BTG on Antivenin production
Bryan Hamilton Wildlife Biologist great Basin National Park, rattlesnakes
and more!

This will be held for the general public and will be a FAMILY FRIENDLY event!

$3/child (3-12 years), 2 and under free

Includes regular admission to our Saturday Safari the same day to see the rest of our animals.

Educational Displays Provided by:
Division of Wildlife
Scales and tails Utah
Amplified Amphibians (Poison dart frogs)

Location 3584 S. 1950 W., #13, West Valley City, UT 84119 (Salt lake city)

*Info subject to change*

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April Workshop – “Venom Night”

April 12th, 2013 | Comments Off on April Workshop – “Venom Night” | Posted in Events

Spring is here is that means the Rattlesnakes are waking up too! Come learn about rattlesnakes and other venomous creatures found here in Utah! We will will also go over how to stay safe while hiking and playing in the mountains right outside our back door. Disclaimer: there will be no live rattlesnakes at this presentation only replicas.

Date: Wednesday, April 17th @ 6:30pm
Cost: $5/child (parent’s free with paid child admission)
Reptile Rookies: Free
RSVP: rindy@scalesandtailsutah.com or on Facebook

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April 7th, 2010 | Comments Off on VENOM NIGHT 2010 | Posted in Events, Scales And Tails
April 21st @ 7pm

April 21st @ 7pm

Scales and Tails will be hosting the second annual Venom Night on Wednesday, April 21st at 7pm.  This workshop will be held at Wheeler Farm in the Barn building.  This workshop is open to the public. 

The focus of this workshop is to educate the public about the venomous animals that live right here in Utah in our backyards, mountains, and deserts.  Shane Provostgaard and a representative from the Utah Poison Control Center will be there to teach us about how to avoid these venomous animals and what to do if you do get bit.   Jim Dix with the Reptile Rescue and Jill Weeks with the Living Safari Pet Store will be there to exhibit some venomous animals many of which are local to Utah.

This is a great event for families and we invite all to come and learn about our local venomous animals.

Cost: $5/child, $7/adult (16 yrs and older)


Contact us at 801-577-7182 or info@scalesandtailsutah.com for more details.

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