Training and Development Calendar 2021

Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF) provides a broad range of training and development for its members to support the high standards of wildlife rehabilitation required under OEH’s Code of Practice for Injured & Orphaned Protected Fauna and to ensure the successful return of such fauna back to the wild environment.  Any member of an OEH licensed rehabilitation group is welcome to attend.  

Date Course Title Speakers Venue Time Cost Members Cost Non Members Closing Date to Register Payment Due Date
13th June 2021 Introduction to Care, Management and Release of Macopods

( for new members and refresher course)

Anne Williams

Margret Howley

HWR Education Centre Shortland 10am till 3pm $10 $20 (but must be a member of a wildlife group) Monday 7th June 2021 Monday 7th June 2021
26th June 2021 Rescue and Rehabilitation of Wombats

( for new members and refresher for active members)

Judy Hooper HWR Education Centre Shortland $10 $20 (but must be a member of a wildlife group) Monday 21st June 2021 Monday 21st June 2021
11th July 2021 Care, Treatment Management and Release of Possums ( Brushtails and Ringtail ) For new members and refresher course for active members) Audrey Koosmen HWR Education Centre Shortland 10am till 3pm $10 $20 (but must be a member of a wildlife group) Monday 5th July 2021 Monday 5th July 2021
17th July 2021 New Member Introduction Course
25th July 2021 Advanced Wound Management . ( Open to all members) Judy Hooper HWR Education Centre Shortland $10 $20 (but must be a member of a wildlife group) 19th July to register 19th July to register

Catering

BYO lunch or purchase on site.  For AM and PM courses morning or afternoon tea will be provided unless otherwise stated. Please indicate any special requirements.

Cost

Registration Fees are $25.00 for members unless otherwise indicated (ie Introduction Workshops are free to new members). Members of other wildlife rehabilitation groups and vet nurses are welcome to attend these workshops. The cost for members of other wildlife rehabilitation groups and vet nurses is $35.00 unless otherwise indicated.

Payment  

Can be done either on-line or by submitting your payment by mail (cheque or money order).

Online: 

BSB 032-524; Account No 142209; Account name: Native Animal Trust Fund. 

Please use your surname and course name as a reference ie JONES/Birds

Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre

Venue

For all courses unless otherwise specified will be the Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre, Shortland Wetlands. 1 Wetlands Place Shortland. Courses start at 9.00 am and conclude at 3.30 pm.

Registration Process

Enrolment in any training course, requires payment of course fees prior to attendance as acceptance of payments on the training day is not permitted.  There will be a maximum of 24 participants for each course (unless specified) after which registered members will be placed on a waiting list pending cancellation.

Enrolment in any training course, requires payment of course fees prior to attendance as acceptance of payments on the training day is not permitted.  There will be a maximum of 24 participants for each course (unless specified) after which registered members will be placed on a waiting list pending cancellation.

Registration Form:

Click here to complete on online registration. Please complete the registration as soon as possible to assist with management and planning of courses.

Introduction To HUNTER WILDLIFE RESCUE

COURSE OVERVIEW: An informative one day course outlining: The NPWS wildlife rehabilitation licence conditions required to be an active rescuer or rehabilitator

COST: No cost to new members of Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF), otherwise $35.00 per person for non-members wishing to find out more about volunteering for the Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF).
VENUE: Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre



The Introduction to Rescue and Rehabilitation of Adult Birds

COURSE OVERVIEW: This day will cover Identification, Health and monitoring; Common injuries & diseases; Best rehabilitation husbandry practices; Intensive care & facilities; Assessment, stabilisation and intensive care practices; Rescue or Reunite considerations; Stabilisation; Imprinting: (Filial , Auditory , Sexual & Habitat Imprinting; nutrition.

COST: Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF) member $25.00; Other wildlife rehabilitation groups $35.00 per person
REGISTRATION: 1 week prior to workshop and forward to: training@hunterwildlife.org.au
VENUE: Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre
DURATION: 9.00am – 3.30pm
CATERING: BYO lunch. AM and PM tea provided.



Bird hydration, strapping injuries, wound and crop feeding

COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will cover Identification; Res-cue & Transportation considerations; Assessment and First Aid & Injury Management; Housing and best husbandry practices; Hand rearing orphaned young; and Release considerations.

COST: Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF) member FREE; Other wildlife rehabilitation groups $35.00 per person
REGISTRATION: 1 week prior to workshop and forward to: training@hunterwildlife.org.au
VENUE: Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre
DURATION: 10.00am – 2.00pm
CATERING: BYO lunch. AM and PM tea provided.

 

Introduction to the Rescue and Rehabilitation and Hand Rearing of Possums.

COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will cover Identification; Res-cue & Transportation considerations; Assessment and First Aid & Injury Management; Housing and best husbandry practices; Hand rearing orphaned young; and Release considerations.

COST: Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF) member $25.00; Other wildlife rehabilitation groups $35.00 per person
REGISTRATION: 1 week prior to workshop and forward to: training@hunterwildlife.org.au
VENUE: Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre
DURATION: 9.00am – 3.30pm
CATERING: BYO lunch. AM and PM tea provided.

Introduction to the Rescue and Rehabilitation and Hand Rearing of Flying Foxes and Bats

COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will cover Identification; Legal and vaccination requirements; Rescue & transportation considerations; Assessment & stabilisation; Identification and impact of Heat Stress and Hand rearing techniques for orphaned young.

COST: Hunter Wildlife Rescue (NATF) member $25.00; Other wildlife rehabilitation groups $35.00 per person
REGISTRATION: 1 week prior to workshop and forward to: training@hunterwildlife.org.au
VENUE: Hunter Wildlife Rescue Centre
DURATION: 9.00am – 3.30pm
CATERING: BYO lunch. AM and PM tea provided.