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PREVIOUS ISSUES OF BRASH TALK

Brash Talk #28
Welcome to BrashTalk #28 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: From the Chair of the Board Video Recording of the Arctic Pre-Season Summit New Affiliate Members – Amarok Adventures & PolarX New Training and Assessment Provider – Marine Guide Training Administration – Your Guide Assessment Portfolio Scuttlebutt Assessor Training Course […]
Brash Talk #27
Welcome to BrashTalk #27 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: Post-Antarctic Season Reflection  PTGA Arctic Pre-Season Summit New Affiliate Member – EYOS Expeditions  Administration – Your TahDah Profile How to load your First Aid Certificate into your PTGA Member Profile page Guano Happens Reviews Scuttlebutt Assessor Training Course in November Polar […]
Brash Talk #26
Welcome to BrashTalk #26 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association We have a pivotal issue of BrashTalk for you as we speed towards the start of the 23/24 Antarctic season. Check it out right through and share it with your colleagues. In this issue: From the Presidents Desk – The Incident and Near-Miss Edition […]
Brash Talk #25
Welcome to BrashTalk #25, The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: From the Chair IAATO Associate Membership and Meeting Arctic Pre-Season Summit 2023 Where our members are located TahDah Accounts to be Claimed Scuttlebutt Antarctic Wildlife app Shore Operations and Situational Management Qualification TBA Pro Deals Revalidation Advisory Board Update Training and […]
Brash Talk #24
Welcome to BrashTalk #24 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: Notes from the field PTGA Assessor Training Course dates and EGA courses Membership Fee increase Please claim your membership account Robin Aiello Scuttlebutt New Pro Deals Compilation pdf resources Revalidation Nature Guiding Skills syllabus development PTGA Project Manager Training and Development […]
Brash Talk #23
Welcome to BrashTalk #22 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: Thoughts from the Field – That ‘guides thing’ Pre-Season Summit for Guides Administration Assistant: Welcome Raewyn Member Management System Online Training and Testing is coming! Scuttlebutt Guano Happens Compilation 2022 500 Members – and more Rusty. S. Hackle training compilation […]
Brash Talk #22
Welcome to BrashTalk #22 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue: From the Chair Thank You Pascale Svalbard Guide Standards Visitation Guidelines and Industry Compliance Sea Ice Management and Safety Scuttlebutt New Member Management System June 1 Qualification Review Meeting The Professional Guide’s Handbook Revalidation – Class of 2017 and 2018 […]
BrashTalk #21
Welcome to BrashTalk #21 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association In This Issue From the President’s Desk: So many assessments! Recognition of Current Competency 2022 – It’s on! Firearm Skills for Polar Bear Environments and Svalbard Permits Guide Survey New Accredited Provider – Swan Hellenic Revalidation – class of 2017 and 2018 Scuttlebutt […]
BrashTalk #20
Welcome to BrashTalk #20 The Newsletter of the Polar Tourism Guides Association. In This Issue: From the President’s Desk: Be safe out there How do I get my PTGA Zodiac award recognised? Membership fees Online Assessments Revalidations – class of 2017 and 2018 Scuttlebutt Industry Recognition Svalbard Guide Standards Guide Authors and Creators New Member […]