Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation

  • 04 Apr 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • ODNR, Division of Wildlife - Akron, OH
  • 24


  • 2 comps per hosting facility
  • Not a current 2017 OWRA member
  • Current OWRA member
  • High school, college, university, tech current student


Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation

The IWR class covers wildlife rehabilitation regulations in Ohio, handling wildlife calls, neonatal care of orphaned wildlife, zoonotic diseases, stabilization, and transportation of Category 1 species (tree squirrels, ground squirrels, and Eastern Cottontail Rabbits). This class, or an equivalent, is required by the Ohio Division of Wildlife to apply for a Category 1 Rehabilitation Permit. Instructor: Kristen Beck

Registration Information

  • Registration fee includes manual, handouts, certificate of completion, and a sandwich combo lunch (vegetarian option available).  
  • Walk-ins are accepted if space is available. Certificate of completion, manual, and lunch are not guaranteed. Payment due upon arrival.
  • Online registration ends 5 PM April 3.
  • Live animal demonstrations are not a part of this workshop, nor are live animals permitted at the workshop (with exception of service animals)
  • OWRA Workshops are reserved for individuals 18 years of age or older. 

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The minimum number of attendees for workshops is 8.  If the minimum number of registrants is not reached by Saturday, March 28 the class will be cancelled and paid registrations will receive a full refund.

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