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Wildlife Capture and Transport Seminar

Wildlife Capture and Transportation Training


Saturday, November 2, 2019


9:00 am to 4:00 pm ( Doors open at 8:30 am)


9:00 am to 3:00 pm (training with 1-hour lunch)
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (written exam)


Fern Hollow Nature Center
1901 Glen Mitchell Rd,
Sewickley, PA 15143
Directions (Google Maps)

The PA Game Commission and the USFW Service require that persons who routinely respond to injured and distressed wildlife calls hold permits with these governing authorities. This course meets the educational and testing requirements for receiving this permit in Pennsylvania.

This 5-hour course covers the basics of wildlife capture in the field including: legal issues, safety, equipment, recognizing true emergencies, proper capture and handling techniques, public relations and education.

This entertaining and enlightening program is a must for anyone seeking a Capture and Transport permit for Pennsylvania.

Notice: This course meets the educational requirements of obtaining a wildlife capture and transport permit. Other requirements include being sponsored by a wildlife rehabilitator and passing a background check. 

Cost = $ 50.00

Enrollment is closed