Born to be Wild – Wildlife Rehabilitator Conference

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Friday, February 6th, 2015 - Sunday, February 8th, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

foxCalling all wildlife rehabilitators, veterinary professionals, wildlife biologists, environmental educators and wildlife enthusiasts.  What do you do when you find an orphaned or injured animal?  Already a wildlife rehabilitator?  Join us for this annual conference and get the information, hands on experience and continuing education credits you need for certification.    Box lunch and exciting door prizes included.  Lunch orders will need to be placed over the phone or via email. Pre-Registration ends February 3rd. To register after February 3rd, please call the Registrar (757)441-5830 x338.  Phone registration hours are Monday-Friday 10AM-2PM. Lunch orders are not guaranteed for late registrations. 

In partnership with: Pearl Beamer – Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation

WHEN:      February 6-8, 2015 WHERE:    NORFOLK BOTANICAL GARDEN COST:  $95 ($65 for NBG Members), Single Day Registrations :Friday $25, Saturday $70, Sunday $70


FRIDAY, February 6th, 7-9pm SATURDAY, February 7th, 9am-4:30pm SUNDAY, February 8th, 9am-4:3opm

FRIDAY, February 6 ___ 7-9pm Wildlife Photo Editing TechniquesSATURDAY, February 7 Shelly Fowler ___ 8:30-10am (A) Ethics & The Wildlife Rehabilitator Pearl Beamer ___ 8:30-10am (B) Diet & Husbandry Rebecca Hendershot ___ 10am-12pm (A) Training & Enrichment for Non-releasables Katherine Byers ___ 10am-12pm (B) Loons, Herons & Rails Karen Roberts ___ 1-2:30pm (A) Bandaging: Lecture Tony Poutous, VDM ___ 1-2:30pm (B) A Little Squirrelly: Flying Squirrels Connie Hiebert ___ 2:45-4:30pm (A) Bandaging: Lab Tony Poutous, VDM ___ 2:45-4:30pm (B) Herpetology SUNDAY, February 8 William Starke, DVM ___ 8:30-10am (A) Bats: Pup rearing Leslie Sturges ___ 8:30-10am (B) “Into the Eyes”: Advanced Lecture Brad Nadelstein, DVM ___ 10am-12pm (A) “Into the Eyes”: Advanced Lab Brad Nadelstein, DVM ___ 10am-12pm (B) Raccoon 101 Mary Meyers ___ 1-2:30pm (A) Common Drugs & Dosages for Wildlife Charlene Braman, LVT ___ 1-2:30pm (B) Excel & Record Keeping Made Easy Maka Morris ___ 2:45-4:30pm (A) Common Drugs & Dosages for Wildlife Charlene Braman, LVT ___ 2:45-4:30pm (B) Excel & Record Keeping Made Easy Maka Morris


Norfolk Botanical Garden