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WWRA Annual Conference

  • Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife 16018 Mill Creek Boulevard Mill Creek, WA, 98012 United States (map)

Preliminary Program

WWRA Conference 2018

Day 1—Saturday October 13th, 2018

9:30-9:45        WWRA Member Meeting—Mike Pratt, WWRA President

9:45-10:15       Wildlife Rehabilitation Advisory Committee Review—Patricia Thompson, WDFW

10:15-10:45     The Raptor Factor: Rehabilitation Considerations—Lauren Caruso, PAWS Wildlife Center

10:45-11:15     Managing Pain and Inflammation in Rehabilitation—John Huckabee DVM, PAWS Wildlife Center

11:30-1:00       Best Practices in Placing Non-releasable Wildlife—Gail Buhl, The Raptor Center of Minnesota

2:00-2:15         Partners in Wildlife: Building Excellence in Wildlife Rehabilitation—Gail Buhl

Two tracks for the next two sessions

2:20-3:20         Renesting and Reuniting Passerines—Veronica Bowers, Native Songbird Care and Conservation

2:20-3:20         Oh, Deer! How to Rehabilitate Our Four-legged Friends—Alysha Evans, Whatcom Humane Society

3:30-4:30         Swallows: Tips and Techniques for Successful Rehabilitation—Veronica Bowers

3:30-4:30         Rearing River Otters: Learning to Incorporate Otter Methods—Robbie Thorson, PAWS Wildlife Center

4:30-4:45         Closing remarks


Day 2—Sunday October 14th, 2018

9:00-4:15         Passerine Fundamentals—Veronica Bowers