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Bat Rehabilitation Seminar – April 7th, 2018

Red Creek is happy to host another wonderful all-day rehabilitation seminar. This training focuses in bat rehabilitation in Pennsylvania and surrounding states.

Presented by Steph Stronsick of the Pennsylvania Bat Rescue
Sponsored by Red Creek Wildlife Center

Cost

$50.00 per student

Date

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Time

9:00 am to 4:00 pm (includes 1 hour lunch)

Location

Char-Will German Shepard Rescue,
2 E Railroad Ave,
New Ringgold, PA 17960

Training Outline:

Natural History of Bats
Species identification
Roosting behavior
Interacting with the public
Caging
Flight Cage
Infant care
Feeding adult bats
Feeding infant and juvenile bats
Infant bat formulas
Initial rescue
Diagnosis and treatment
Metabolic bone disease
Examination
Dehydration
Fluid replacement therapy
Wing injuries
Open and closed fractures
Parasites
Hibernation
Histoplasmosis
Vaccinations
Rabies

Steph is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in Pennsylvania and the founder of Pennsylvania Bat Rescue.

Steph volunteered at Project Wildlife based in San Diego California. There she helped initiate rescuing bats as part of their protocol. Soon after Steph began volunteering at the San Diego Natural History Museum as a collection data analyst for the San Diego Mammals Atlas, preservation of bat specimens, and field assistant. After relocating to her home state (Pennsylvania) she worked as an associate field biologist for Bat Conservation and Management. In Pennsylvania, she volunteered at Aark Wildlife as their resident bat rehabilitator and specialist.