Wildcare puts the call out for recruits in Boorowa area

A rescued kangaroo injured in the fires last year.

A rescued kangaroo injured in the fires last year.

Boorowa residents are being encouraged to attend a Wildlife Orientation Course with Wildcare as recruits are needed in the local area. 

Attendees will learn about Wildcare and how to rescue, handle, transport and hold native animals safely.

An overview of common wildlife will be given, including mammals - micro bats, flying foxes, possum, koala, wallaby, kangaroo; reptiles – lizards and snakes (requires specialist training); turtles; wombat; birds; and monotremes - echidna.

The course will be held at the Senior Citizens Centre, 30 Rossi St, Yass on Saturday, February 17 2018, between 9.30am and 4pm.

Register from 9am.

The cost is Wildcare members $20; non members $25.

BYO lunch or buy in the main street (2 min walk).

Morning/afternoon teas provided.

Payment on booking via direct debit to Wildcare Queanbeyan Inc. BSB 062593, account 28026717, reference surname and “orient”.

Register interest with Sandra 0458 843 232 or Sherri 0408 161 752 or email membersrep@wildcare.com.au