Born to be Wild – Wildlife Rehabilitator Conference

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Friday, February 7th, 2014 - Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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.

In partnership with: Pearl Beamer – Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation

WHEN:      February 7-9, 2014
COST:  $95 Full Conference (All three days Fri-Sat-Sun) / $70 Sat or Sun Only / $25 Friday Night Reception

Pre-Registration is required


FRIDAY, February 7th, 7-9pm
7-9pm Wildlife Photo Presentation & Camera Techniques, Shelly Fowler
SATURDAY, February 8th, 9am-4:30pm
8:30-10am     (A)   Magnify, Tony Poutous, VDM
8:30-10am     (B)   Bat,s Leslie Sturges
10am-12pm   (A)   Lab for Magnify,  Tony Poutous, VDM
10am-12pm   (B)   Bats Lab
1-2:30pm       (A)   Diseases, Alignments &Treatments:Birds,  Andrew Bean, DVM
1-2:30pm       (B)   Math for Rehabbers,  Mary Meyers
2:45-4:30pm  (A)   Diseases, Alignments &Treatments:Mammals,  Andrew Bean, DVM
2:45-4:30pm  (B)   “ Into the Eyes”, Brad Nadelstein
SUNDAY, February 9th, 9am-4:3opm
8:30-10am     (A)   Here Comes Peter Cottontail, Evelyn Flengas
8:30-10am     (B)   Tubing: Birds, Mammals & Reptiles, Vicki Windham
10am-12pm   (A)   Care for the Rehabber, Kay Shoda
10am-12pm   (B)   What is Albinism, Lynn Oliver
1-2:30pm       (A)   Pain Management, Jahn Harvey, DVM
1-2:30pm       (B)   Metabolic Bone Disease, Julie Hudgins
2:45-4:30pm  (A)   Rehabbing Woodchucks, Lynn Oliver
2:45-4:30pm  (A)   Neck Bone Connected to the Back Bone, Vicki Windham


Hotel Accommodations Available From: 

Hilton-Norfolk Airport Hotel
1500 N Military Hwy.
Norfolk, VA 23502
1(757) 466-8000
$89.00/night if you make reservations before January 17, 2012


Norfolk Botanical Garden



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