Wildlife Rehab Training

Classes being held throughout the state are listed below.

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

ARC
New Volunteers are always welcome and needed. Please view the Animal Rehabilitators of the Carolinas (ARC) Positions Needed form to find out how you can help! See ARC's website at www.arcwildlife.org.To become a member of ARC you must take ARC's volunteer class, which covers the nuts and bolts of wildlife rehabilitation. Topics include but are not limited to, determining if any animal is in need of assistance, basic care of injured and orphaned wildlife, administering medication, nutrition, proper hygiene and diseases. We also have more in-depth training on grey squirrels, flying squirrels, opossums, chipmunks, and cottontail rabbits, which are the species we deal with the most. You will be required to work the ARC Hotline from home 2 times a month (4 hour shifts) as a member and should live within 50 miles of Charlotte.
Fee: 75.00
March 14-15, 2015
Location: Charlotte N.C.
Contact: Wanda Jolley
E-mail: wandajolley@gmail.com
Phone: 704-506-1699/704 552-2329

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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