Halley is currently employed at the North Carolina Zoo’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center overseeing rehabilitation practices, center operations, and mentoring of volunteers and interns. A graduate from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Halley is a Certified Veterinary Technician and Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator with 15+ years of emergency, exotic, zoo and wildlife medicine and husbandry experience. She has completed graduate level course work in animal population management and animal nutrition as well as training in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and becoming a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist. She’s an experienced field biologist mist-netting, trapping, banding, tracking and radio-collaring birds; currently holding a USFW banding permit and conducting post-release survival studies on commonly rehabilitated and reared backyard birds. Halley is also an Instructor for the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council teaching the fundamentals of wildlife rehabilitation around the world from Singapore to Sacramento. She works with birds, herps, and small to midsized mammals, bears and otters included, just to name a few.