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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...


Emergency Vets and Wildlife

Emergency veterinarians are often asked to triage and treat wildlife patients. However, many veterinarians may have limited experience in wildlife medicine and be uncertain about assisting in such cases. This article will discuss what an emergency practitioner may do to assist in triage and temporary care of a wildlife patient until it can be transferred...



In the last two years I often found myself in a space and time where I was looking for some comfort and wondered how I could replenish myself.  Who or what could inspire me and help me get back in touch with myself?  At times, it was a nature walk or yoga, sometimes it was...


Wildlife Rehabilitation: The Career

Reprinted with permission from Becoming a Wildlife Professional, Scott E Henke and Paul R Krausman, editors (pp 140-142) Wildlife rehabilitation centers are nonprofit or governmental agencies that provide care to injured, ill, and orphaned wild animals and assist area residents with human/wildlife conflicts. Organizational goals and missions focus on the conservation of species, conflict resolution,...