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Wildlife rehabilitation training classes offered to the public

Free wildlife rehabilitation classes offered (source: wlf.la.gov) Free wildlife rehabilitation classes offered (source: wlf.la.gov)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WVUE) -

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a Wildlife Rehabilitation Basic Skills Class on Sept. 10 from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge. 

The class, hosted by Wings of Hope Wildlife Sanctuary, is the only certification course recognized by LDWF and is for individuals who would like to join wildlife rehabilitation efforts. The basic skills class fulfills one of the requirements for obtaining an LDWF wildlife rehabilitation license and is free.

The class will be taught by those experienced in rehabilitation, along with veterinarians and wildlife professionals.

The registration deadline is Sept. 6. For more information, contact LDWF permits coordinator Melissa Collins at 225-763-8584.

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