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Call for Abstracts


WWRA invites wildlife rehabilitation professionals to submit abstracts for presentation at our 2019 Annual Conference in Tacoma, WA. The Conference will feature a range of exciting presentations and networking opportunities with professionals in the field of wildlife rehabilitation.

Conference Objectives

  • Disseminate information pertinent to wildlife rehabilitation.

  • Provide an environment conducive to networking and building communications among Washington wildlife rehabilitators and other individuals or organizations in wildlife-related fields.

  • Increase awareness of the problems faced by wildlife in an increasingly urban environment and humane solutions to these problems.

  • Remain current on rehabilitation practices, ethics, and policies.

This is an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with colleagues who are actively aligning science, ethics, policy, veterinary medicine, and society with advances in wildlife rehabilitation. We welcome abstracts related to the field of wildlife rehabilitation from any disciplinary background. Professionals at all career stages are encouraged to submit one or more abstracts. Acceptance of abstracts will be based on content, available program space, and overall program balance.

The submission deadline is August 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm (PDT). Submissions should be made directly via e-mail to education@wwrawildlife.org. Please include “WWRA Conference 2019 Abstract (last name)” in the e-mail subject line.

All submissions should include the following:

  • List of all presenters’ names and the institution/organization affiliation of each

  • Primary presenter's physical address, phone number, and e-mail address

  • Presentation title

  • A clear and concise abstract of no more than 200 words

Authors will receive notification of the status of their abstract via e-mail no later than August 31, 2019.