People flock to bird course

The second TWRC wildlife rehabilitation workshop for 2018 was held in Hobart over the weekend of May 26 and 27 with renowned wildlife vet Dr Anne Fowler and Wombaroo consultant Gordon Rich presenting the Advanced Bird Care course. Thirty-one people attended this fabulous workshop ranging from experienced bird rehabilitators and DPIPWE employees including bird carers on the Orange Bellied Parrot Program to vets and…

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New course announced

The TWRC is pleased to announce its next course for 2018, the Novice Level Wildlife Carer Training workshop which will be held on Sunday June 24, at Montagu Bay Primary School. If you are keen to become a carer or are just starting out, this course is the ideal starting point. Tutor Ebony McIntosh is a lifelong wildlife carer and qualified vet nurse with…

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Seabird workshop a success

The TWRC’s first workshop of 2018 was a great success with around 20 passionate wildlife lovers attending the course on the north west coast which covered a wide range of topics. Day one explored all aspects of seabird care from assessment and feeding to emergency care. Day two covered wildlife first aid from capture and restraint to first aid and rehabilitation. A huge thank…

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New TWRC Course Announced

TWRC is hosting yet another great training session for carers in May. Libby Hall from Taronga Wildlife Hospital will present a seabird care and first aid course on Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20. Day One covers a wide range of aspects of seabird care including emergency care, feeding and assessment while Day Two is an invaluable refresher or introduction on those critical…

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First TWRC Course for 2018

The TWRC is excited to announce its first training course for 2018. The Advanced Bird Care Workshop will be conducted by Dr Anne Fowler at Montagu Bay Primary School hall May 26 and 27. The course will cover¬† first aid, shock, fluid therapy, fractures, wounds, seizures, infectious conditions, bandaging, head and spine trauma, poisoning, oiled birds and more. A Wombaroo rep will be on…

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Wound and Pain Workshop May 27

Dr Howard Ralph – Wound and Pain Management The Wound and Pain Management workshop focusses on the crucial initial hours of coming into care injured. All carer levels could benefit from this course. Course cost – $130.00 for 1.5 days and this includes notes. Venue – Montagu Bay Primary School Hall @ 10 Conara Road Montagu Bay. Directly under the Eastern Shore side of…

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Kelso Rallies for Wombats

A recent workshop held in Kelso to engage the community in a plan to treat the wombat population, many of which are currently suffering from mange. The workshop was very well-attended and the West Tamar community is rallying to help.

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