PELICAN RESCUE WORKSHOP – March 29, 2023, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Instructors: Norman Capra, Caroline Stahala, Kennard Watson, and Savanna Barry

Who should attend? Any person interested in helping injured pelicans or other seabirds that they encounter at work (lifeguards), during volunteer efforts (e.g. Turtle Watch, Shorebird Stewarding), during recreational activities (e.g. fishing), or any person interested in learning more about the dos and don’ts of proper bird rescues. Attendance at the workshop does not require committing to volunteer. Please feel free to invite others.

Please RSVP via email: baycountyaudubon@gmail.com. Enter Pelican Rescue Workshop in the subject line. This will be a hybrid meeting. You may also register and attend via Zoom at the following link https://audubon.zoom.us/…/tJYoc-Grrj8iG9Qp…

RSVP not required for attendance but will help us with our preparations.

Topics Covered:

-Overview of safety procedures and situation assessment

-Correct procedures for bird rescue (especially Pelicans)

-Determining when a direct release is the best option.

-When and how to find a rehabber and transporting the bird.

Gulf Coast State College
302-Student Union West
5230 US 98 Panama City, FL 32401


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