Continuing education designed for wildlife professionals like rehabilitators, educators, and veterinary staff who can’t find enough hours in the day to further their education. Learn at your own pace and on your own time. Visit us atwww.rmwalliance.org
The use of reptiles in education programs faces the same issues as the use of other animals. Reptiles are neither more nor less dangerous than other animals and, like other animals, some are more appropriate than others for use in certain educational settings. The use of reptiles, however, may provide more opportunities for growth and change given the largely negative view of them held by the general public.
The Peregrine Fund raises California Condors at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, Idaho, and since 1996 has released them to the wild in northern Arizona. Listen to an interview with Tim Hauck, California Condor Reintroduction Field Manager and learn about the program and their releases in October.
As a wildlife rehabilitator or educator, one of our worst fears is the thought of a natural disaster or emergency striking our facility. Today we are going to discuss how best to be prepared and discuss tips for dealing with an emergency and I will share my own story of endurance after experiencing one of the worst floods in Colorado history.
Free Resources for wildlife professionals! Do we have your attention now? Join us for our interview with David Crawford, the Executive Director for Animal Help Now.
Animal Help Now is a free app that leverages digital technologies to immediately connect people involved with wildlife emergencies and conflicts with the most appropriate time- and location-specific resources and services.
So, what is it like to start a wildlife rehabilitation center from the ground up? Maybe some of our listeners are working toward that same ambitious goal. In this episode we interview Tallon Nightwalker, of Northern Colorado Wildlife Center to discuss what it takes to get a wildlife nonprofit off the ground.
Enrichment is defined as an animal husbandry principle that seeks to enhance the quality of captive animal care by identifying and providing the natural stimuli necessary for optimal psychological and physiological health.
Being a wildlife rehabilitator requires unswerving dedication and
countless hours to effectively treat sick, injured, and orphaned wildlife.
But truly successful efforts must be grounded in both well-founded
knowledge and hands-on experience. The following tips can help ensure
you and your wildlife rehabilitation team are operating ethically and