Wildlife Rehab Training

Classes being held throughout the state are listed below.

Wildlife Rehabilitation - Basics through Advanced Skills
This course is offered through the Division of Continuing Education for Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC. This course prepares students for both entry and advanced level positions in nature centers, wildlife centers, and animal/bird sanctuaries. This course is also designed to meet the requirement for training needed to apply for the NC State Wildlife (small mammal) Permit, as well as the requirement for the Federal Migratory Bird Rehabilitation Permit. All classes after the first week of registration at CCCC will be held at Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary in Hubert, NC. Contact for additional information: Toni O’Neil at possumwoodacres@ec.rr.com or 910-326-6432
Fee: $180
January 13th, 2014 - June 11th, 2014
Location: Coastal Carolina Community College and Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary
Contact: Continuing Education Department CCCC
E-mail: PossumwoodAcres@ec.rr.com
Phone: 910-938-6294 to register

Wildlife Rehab, Inc
A beginner wildlife rehabilitation class is held each spring and fall at Forsyth Tech. The class is held on Thursday evenings and runs for 11 weeks. The next class will start in February, 2015. Register with Forsyth Tech in January at 336-761-1002.
Fee: $55
Thursdays, 6-9 pm
Location: Forsyth Community College
Contact: Wildlife Rehab, Inc.
P.O.Box 24552, Winston-Salem, NC 27114
E-mail: jchamberlain1@windstream.net

WRNC Annual Symposium
WRNC holds its annual symposium on the last weekend in January each year. In addition to general sessions appropriate for all rehabilitators, there is a track of sessions for beginning rehabilitators. There is a track of sessions that is approved for veterinary CE credit and and a track approved for vet techs. A variety of workshops are offered.
January 24-25 2015
Location: NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine
Contact: Jean Chamberlain
E-mail: symposium@ncwildliferehab.org

Wildlife Rehabilitation Workshop
The Western North Carolina Nature Center offers a bi-annual introductory training course for individuals seeking a North Carolina Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit. This course will be offered November 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2014. 8:00am-5:00pm The workshop will be given at the Western North Carolina Nature Center, 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805. This four day, Wildlife Rehabilitation Workshop is designed to educate those with or without prior rehabilitation experience to care for orphaned or injured small mammals, birds, and reptiles. Workshops will include lecture, demonstration, and hands-on experience about all aspects of animal rehabilitation, including feeding, housing and general medical care. Participants will end the class with the knowledge and resources to apply fo a North Carolina State Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit for small mammals and reptiles and information regarding the steps towards obtaining a federal permit for bird rehabilitation. Rates for Early Registration - until 10/31/14 are: $150 for members $180 for non-members Rates for Registration from 11-1 or later are: $200 for members $230 for nonmembers
Location: Asheville, NC
Contact: Savannah Trantham
75 Gashes Creek Rd., Asheville, NC 28805
E-mail: strantham@ashevillenc.gov
Phone: 828-259-8094

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