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Zoonotic Diseases

The world health organization (WHO) estimates that zoonotic diseases account for billions of illnesses globally every year. In countries with high level infrastructure these diseases are rarer, but still a risk, especially for those in select professions (biologists, veterinarians, wildlife rehabilitators,etc.) or the immunocompromised. Those outside of these groups may contract these illnesses when exposed...


IWRC Member Spotlight: Agamon Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (AWRC)

In this post we spotlight IWRC member the Agamon Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (AWRC). This center was established in December 2019 through a collaboration of KKL-JNF and Tel Hai College, led by Yaron Charka the Chief Ornithologist of KKL-JNF and Rona Nadler Valency, wildlife veterinarian and certified wildlife rehabilitator (DVM, CWR), the director of the Rehabilitation...


IWRC Member Spotlight: Connie Black

DESTINED TO FLY/SONGBIRD REHABILITATORS NETWORK IWRC member Connie Black is the founder and director of Destined to Fly in Harrowsmith, Ontario. She has dedicated her life to wildlife rehabilitation, particularly focusing on the care of songbirds. With a passion for avian species, she established the Songbird Rehabilitators Network on Facebook in collaboration with Julie Eicke,...


2022 Accomplishments

Our Basic wildlife rehabilitation class continues to be our most popular. We are proud to say that both in person and online classes are well attended and our instructors are enjoying their time back in the classroom. All together we had approximately 545 students, from North America, Africa, and Asia, take the Basic Wildlife Rehabilitation...