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Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators Association

Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation 3.12.2023

  • 12 Mar 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Division of Wildlife D1 Headquarters 1500 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215
  • 44


  • 2 comps for host facility
  • No paid 2023 OWRA membership
  • Paid 2023 OWRA membership.
  • 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. Instructors: Becky Crow and Elisabeth Hartman

Registration Information

  • Registration fee includes manual, handouts, and certificate of completion.  Due to current events, this workshop will not include a lunch.  The price of this workshop will be offered at a reduced cost. Registrants are welcome to bring their own lunch, snacks, and beverages.
  • Online registration ends 5 PM March 11th.
  • 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. 
  • Students will be required to show proof of current status
  • Payment is due at the time of registration

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The minimum number of attendees for workshops is 8.  If the minimum number of registrants is not reached by Satuday March 11th, the class will be cancelled, and paid registrations will receive a full refund.

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