Care & Release – Annual Wildlife Conference 2013

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Friday, February 8th, 2013 - Sunday, February 10th, 2013
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Roughly translated from the Lakota language means, “Sacred Friend of Wildlife”.  This is what every Wildlife Rehabilitator, every person who rescues wildlife, everyone who transports,every person who calls for help and every Veterinarian that works with wildlife are to the wild kingdom.

Calling all wildlife rehabilitators, veterinary professionals, wildlife biologists, animal control officers, environmental educators & wildlife enthusiasts!  Join us for wildlife information and earn public and continuing education credits.  

Do you know what do you do when you find an orphaned or injured animal?  Are you a wildlife rehabilitator looking for CEU’s for re-certification or a concerned individual with an appreciation for wildlife? This intensive learning experience will combine lectures, multimedia presentations, and hands on practice sessions.  Box lunched and exciting door prizes included!

In partnership with:
Pearl Beamer – Sacred Friend Wildlife Rehabilitation & Hawks Nest

This is a 3 day conference:

Friday Feb. 8th 7-9 PM

Sat.  Feb. 9th 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (check-in 8:30-9:00 AM)

Sun. Feb. 9th 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (check-in 8:30-9:00 AM)

Cost: $25 for Friday, $95 for Saturday & Sunday $70 for one day

RSVP BY January 30, 2013. LATE FEE: Add $10.00 if registering after January 31, 2013.

Pre-registration is required.  Register on-line, by phone or by mail. Please contact Registrar to register: 441-5830 ext. 338,, 6700 Azalea Garden Road, Norfolk, VA 23518.

Accommodations Available at a discounted rate at the  Hilton Norfolk Airport,  1500 N. Military Hwy , Norfolk VA 23502, 1( 757) 457-8905.

Conference Schedule:

___ 7-9pm Planting for & Living with Wildlife Pam Monahan
SATURDAY, February 9
___ 8:30-10am (A) Creance Flying Wildlife Center of VA
___ 8:30-10am (B) Grant Writing Mike Mitchell
___ 10am-12pm (A) Surrogate Parents Wildlife Center of VA
___ 10am-12pm (B) Environmental Enrichment in a Rehab Vicki Windlham
___ 1-2:30pm (A) Opossums Janice Hewlett
___ 1-2:30pm (B) Disaster Readiness Pearl Beamer
___ 2:45-4:30pm (A) Non-Profit How To’s Pearl Beamer
___ 2:45-4:30pm (B) Are you Foxy: Red & Gray Foxes Evelyn Flengas
SUNDAY, February 10
___ 8:30-10am (A) Leg Injuries Dr. Harvey
___ 8:30-10am (B) The Three R’s Evelyn Flengas
___ 10am-12pm (A) Cats Debbie Jeter
___ 10am-12pm (B) Songbirds Connie Sale
___ 1-2:30pm (A) Wildlife Laws Aaron Proctor
___ 1-2:30pm (B) Stranding Team
___ 2:45-4:30pm Round Table

Norfolk Botanical Garden



Ticket Orders are closed for this event. Please call 757-441-5830 x 338 for assistance.