Oiled Bird Bath – Fort Jackson Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

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Oiled Bird Bath - Fort Jackson Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Interview with Jay Holcomb, Director of the International Bird Rescue and Research Center, one of two organizations helping rehabilitate birds and other animals affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Holcomb describes the cleaning and health inspection process of animals brought into the Fort Jackson Wildlife Rehabiliation Center in Louisiana. Video by Jennifer Strickland, USFWS.
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Fort Jackson Bird Rehabilitation Center Operations

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Environmental cleanup workers spoke about bird rescue efforts along the Gulf Coast in the wake of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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How to Become a Wildlife Rehabilitator
00:00:46 Part 1 Deciding to Become a Wildlife Rehabilitator
00:00:54 1 – Get vaccinated
00:01:15 2 – Find a center where you can volunteer
00:01:30 3 – Volunteer at a wildlife rehabilitation center
00:02:28 4 – Do an informational interview with a wildlife rehabilitator
00:03:11 5 – Decide where you want to work eventually
00:03:54 Part 2 Getting Training and Permits
00:04:01 1 – Get a college degree in biology or ecology
00:04:40 2 – Approach the head of your facility for an apprenticeship or internship
00:05:05 3 – Check with your state’s Game and Wildlife Department
00:05:37 4 – Get your license
00:06:18 Part 3 Working as a Rehabilitator
00:06:25 1 – Find a job
00:06:44 2 – Work hard rehabilitating wildlife
00:07:37 3 – Keep up with the field

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Pelican Cleaning at Ft. Jackson Wildlife Rehab Center

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Visit http://bit.ly/14Dcyfz – Brown pelicans being cleaned at Ft. Jackson near Venice, La. Heavy oil is toweled off, then pelicans are washed & rinsed — a remarkable transition from coated black to relatively clean.

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Learn more about wildlife rescue at http://www.NWF.org/OilSpill

Injured Hawk Capture

John found an injured hawk, believed to be a red-shouldered hawk and I caught it so that it could be taken to a rehabilitation center.
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