Red Creek is once again offering the Basics in Wildlife Rehabilitation Series in the fall of 2016.
This course is designed to help train individuals who wish to take the written tests to become a wildlife rehabilitator in Pennsylvania.
September 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th, 2016
9:00 am to 4:00 pm ( Doors open at 8:30am )
Red Creek Wildlife Center
300 Moon Hill Drive,
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972
(570)739-7111 – education and training office
CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 20 PERSONS
Designed for individuals interested in becoming licensed wildlife rehabilitators, this series covers the knowledge and skills needed to apply for wildlife rehabilitation permits in Pennsylvania.
Four INFORMATION PACKED Days (two weekends)
PLUS Three On-Line Classes and FREE ACCESS to future on-line rehabilitation classes we publish.
Day 1 (1st Saturday)
Wildlife Capture and Transport. This class meets the testing requirements for those wishing to be permitted for field rescue of injured wildlife.
Day 2 (1st Sunday)
Stress and Shock
Intake, exam and stabilization
Hydration and fluid therapy
Hygiene and Zoonosis
Injections Lab (mammal and avian)
Day 3 (2nd Saturday)
Specifics on Birds
Nutrition and Orphan Care
Bandaging and injections workshop
Day 4 (2nd Sunday)
Specific to Mammals
Diseases and parasites
Nutrition and diets
veteran Wildlife Rehabilitator Peggy Hentz
Also Includes three courses you can begin taking right awayy: (do not sign up for these individually. They are included in the course price.)