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PO Box 935

Jonesborough, TN 37659

WREN and UGA Wildlife Rehabilitation Symposium 2019

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February 2nd, Saturday

Registration and Welcoming

 

8:00 am - 9:30 am Check in

8:30 am - 8:50 am Welcoming and Introduction from WREN

 

 

February 2nd, Saturday

Track One

8:50 am – 9:50 am A tour of avian ophthalmology – Dr. Katie Diehl, UGA

10:00 am - 11:00 am Ticks and tick-borne diseases in the southeastern US with information on our new invasive - the Asian Longhorned tick – Dr. Michael Yabsley, UGA

11:10 am - 12:10 pm Analgesics in mammals – Dr. Ernesto Dominguez, Wildlife Center of Virginia

12:10 – 1:30 pm Lunch on your own

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm One health approach to understanding the ecology of Raccoon roundworm (Baylisascaris procyonis) in wildlife, domestic dogs, and people - Dr. Michael Yabsley, UGA

2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Wildlife Radiology, an Introduction - Dr. Adrien Hespel, UTCVM

3:50 pm - 4:50 pm White-tailed deer rehabilitation - Dr. Ernesto Dominguez, Wildlife Center of Virginia

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Raccoon rehabilitation - Karen Bailey, Kentucky Wildlife Center

February 2nd, Saturday

Track Two

 

8:50 am – 9:50 am Atlanta Coyote Project with Dr. Chris Mowry
10:00 am - 11:00 am Federal Regulations and Migratory Bird Permits – Carmen Simonton, USFWS or WREN
11:10 am - 12:10 pm Urbanized wildlife and One Health -  Dr. Sonia Hernandez, UGA
12:10 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Capturing, handling, and transporting - Robert Jones, WREN
2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Wildlife Rehabilitation Laws, Rules and Permits - Wayne Hubbard, GA DNR
3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Renesting, Reuniting, and Fostering Birds of Prey - Bettina Bowers
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Reuniting young wild mammals - Amy George, Wild Mammal Care of Alabama

February 2nd, Saturday

Track Three

 

10:00 am - 11:00 am Business 101 Q and A - Robert Jones,  WREN 

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:25 pm - 1:55 pm Jessie Griswold Birmingham Zoo Bird-Window Collision Study 
2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Why wildlife deserves professional care - Liz Crandall, WREN

February 3rd, Sunday

Registration

 

8:00 to 8:30 am Check in
 

February 3rd, Sunday

Track One

 

8:30 am - 10 am Interesting Raptor Cases - Dr. David Scott, Carolina Raptor Center
10:10 am - 11:40 Avian triage - Katie Stubblefield, Alabama Wildlife Center
11:45 am - 1 pm Lunch on your own
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Common ailments and diagnostics in bats -  Leslie Sturges, The Save Lucy Campaign
2:40 pm - 3:40 pm Captive Rearing and Rehabilitation of Skunks - Elisa Fosco, Walden's Puddle
3:50 pm - 4:50 pm Opossum Hotline skill set- how to deal with the challenges of raising a fetus
and more - Suzanne DeGrasse, Primarily 'Possums
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Intro to Wildlife Rehab Q & A - Robert Jones and Liz Crandall, WREN

February 3rd, Sunday

Track Two

 

8:30 am - 9:30 am Clinical Techniques in Reptiles – Dr. Joerg Mayer, UGA
9:40 am - 10:40 am Bat natural history - Leslie Sturges, The Save Lucy Campaign
10:50 am - 11:50 am Natural History and Rehabilitation of Eastern Cottontail Rabbits - Elisa Fosco, Walden's Puddle
11:45 am - 1 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wild Food Risks 4 Wildlife - Kate Guenther, Wild Food 4 Wildlife
2:10 pm - 3:10 pm Covering the Basics: Turtle Triage - Michelle Kaylor, GA Sea Turtle Center
3:20 pm - 4:20 pm Resolving the Public's Wildlife Problems Over the Phone - Laura Simon (via live streaming)
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Wildlife Emergency Care and Triage in the Clinical Setting - Dr. Holly Burchfield