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.  Pre-Registration is required.

In partnership with: Pearl Beamer – Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation

WHEN:      February 6-8, 2014 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) Self-Care for the Rehabber Kay Shoda ___ 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



Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Registration $95.00
Saturday Only $70.00
Sunday Only $70.00
for NBG Members $65.00

Payment processing and booking confirmation can take up to 24 hours to process. To avoid additional charges, please DO NOT resubmit your payment information for this event. You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours. If you do not receive an email or if you encounter a booking error message, please contact the Registration Desk @ (757) 441-5830 x338.