Ohio Wildlife Rehabilitators Association
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INTRODUCTION TO WILDLIFE REHABILITATION
The 8-hour IWR class covers wildlife rehabilitation regulations in Ohio, handling wildlife calls, neonatal care of orphaned wildlife, zoonotic diseases, stabilization, and transportation of Category 1 species (tree squirrels, ground squirrels, and Eastern Cottontail Rabbits). This class, or an equivalent, is required by the Ohio Division of Wildlife to apply for a Category 1 Rehabilitation Permit. All classes begin at 9AM and end at 5 PM. For a schedule of upcoming IWR classes, check out the list below!
Join Our New Blended Learning IWR classes!
The safety of our members and attendees is of the upmost importance. As such, each class for 2021 will have a maximum of 10 in-person attendees and 20 Zoom attendees.
Topics covered in the Introduction to Wildlife Rehabilitation Manual:
Completion of the IWR Training ONLY fulfills the ODOW requirement for a permit application, it alone, does not allow for legal wildlife rehabilitation in Ohio.
More information on state and federal regulations.