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Upcoming Spring Workshops 

Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation 

March 21, 2015 - Brukner Nature Center, Troy, OH (District 5) - Register!

April 2015 - Malone University, Canton, OH (District 3) - Coming Soon!

April 2015 - Hocking University, Nelsonville, OH (District 4) - Coming Soon!

Check back soon for additional event announcement!


Wild animals have specific needs that must be provided for proper development.


If you have found an orphaned or injured wild animal, please keep it warm, dark, and quiet until further assistance is given by a licensed wildlife rehabilitator.


Warmth can be the single most important thing provided to a young animal and may save its life. Reducing stress by keeping it in a dark and quiet area until it is transferred to a rehabilitator can be just as life saving.

 


 

Join or Renew Your OWRA Membership

All are welcome to join! OWRA is a statewide group of individuals and organizations dedicated to furthering the goals of wildlife rehabilitation and public education in Ohio.


Member Benefits Include:

Quarterly Newsletter, The Ohio Rehabilitator
Ohio Division of Wildlife’s directory of Licensed Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators
Animal placement for educational program and display animals
Opportunity to participate in workshops and trainings
Discounted rates for annual conference and workshops
Grant opportunities for educational training, conference, and workshops
Notification and information on regulatory and health issues

 

Thank You for Your Support!

Renew or Join

 



Reach & Teach

A Mentorship Program through the Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators Association 

In an effort to support and encourage new individuals to the field of wildlife rehabilitation, OWRA has launched Reach & Teach, a mentorship program designed to offer assistance to members who have completed OWRA’s Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation training. OWRA is inviting member facilities and individuals permitted through the Ohio Division of Wildlife to reach out and teach new rehabilitators through methods such as on-premise volunteering, facility tours to share ideas, and/or phone availability to offer advice.

More Information

Help Fund the Donald L. Burton Veterinary Student Scholarship 

To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Don Burton, a Go Fund Me Sight has been established.  This fund will set up an endowment for the Donald L. Burton Veterinary Student Scholarship to assist students interested in working with wildlife in attending the National Wildlife Rehabilitation's Annual Symposium.   The scholarship will be awarded annually to a vet student who has best demonstrated a desire to help wildlife and meet the grant requirements.  The recipient will receive funding to cover the cost of symposium registration, travel, and hotel accommodations - plus a stipend for meals. 








Thank you to our supporters 

       

    


 
 

OWRA is a non-profit organization and has members from a wide range of backgrounds. OWRA provides training, networking and referral information to wildlife rehabilitators so they can better assist the public when injured, orphaned, or diseased wildlife are encountered. Member benefits include the quarterly newsletter, The Ohio Rehabilitator, an online Membership Directory, members only section on our website, and discounted rates for OWRA sponsored trainings.

 OWRA's Mission: Promote wildlife conservation by providing resources to wildlife rehabilitators, educators, and the community.

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