Critter Cam Moderated Discussion Archives

Wildlife Center Classroom Series
The Center hosts a monthly online class [second Wednesday of the month] on the Critter Cam's moderated discussion. Class topics range from natural history and ecology, to Center events and hospital happenings.

Species Specific Classes

   

     

    

    

     

      


Animal Adaptations

     


Ecology and Environmental Literacy
  


Natural History
  

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Wildlife Center Specific Classes

     

    



Wildlife Medicine and Rehabilitation

     

    

     
 

 

Cam in the Classroom sessions

Archived Discussions from 2011-2012 School Year

Archived Discussions from 2012-2013 School Year

Archived Discussions from 2013-2014 School Year

Archived Discussions from 2014-2015 School Year
 

Wildlife Classroom Series [held the second Wednesday of each month]

Wildlife Perceptions: Fact or Folklore? [May 11, 2016]
Zoonotic Diseases [July 8, 2015]
Bird Nests: Marvels of Nature [June 10, 2015] 
Awesome Opossums! [May 13, 2015]
Fantastic Frogs! [April 8,2015]
Peregrine Falcon: Built for Speed [April 3, 2015]
A Look Into Raptor Hunting Techniques [March 23, 2015]
Wildlife Emergency: What To Do If You Find An Animal In Need [ February 11, 2015]
Living on the Edge: Threatened and Endangered Species [January 14, 2014]
Looking Back at 2014 [December 10, 2014]
Making Sense of Scents: Chemical Communication in Wildlife [November 19, 2014]
Eat or Be Eaten: Predator and Prey Adaptations [October 8, 2014]
How Old? Lifespans and Aging in Wildlife [September 10, 2014]
Backyard Habitats [August 13, 2014]
Wildlife Myths: The Truth behind the Tails [July 9, 2014]
Fantastic Fathers [June 11, 2014]
Wild Waterways: Exploring Human Impacts on our Rivers [May 14, 2014]

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring! [April 9, 2014]
Scat: The Scoop on Poop [March 12, 2014]

Wildlife Book Club Meetings

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver [August 1, 2016]
The Narrow Edge: A Tiny Bird, an Ancient Crab, and an Epic Journey by Deborah Cramer [June 7, 2016]
The Wilderness World of John Muir by John Muir [April 5, 2016]
Gifts of the Crow by John Marzluff and Tony Angell [February 2, 2016]
The Great Penguin Rescue by Dyan deNapoli [December 2, 2015]

The Bees by Laline Paull [October 6, 2015]
A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold [August 6, 2015]
Plastic Ocean by Charles Moore [June 2, 2015]
Red-tails in Love by Marie Winn [April 7, 2015]
Winter World by Bernd Heinrich [February 4, 2015]
Never Cry Wolf by Farley Mowat [December 2, 2014]
Silence of the Songbirds by Bridget Stutchbury [October 1, 2014]
Smiling Bears by Else Poulsen [August 5, 2014]


Special Guest Appearances 
 

Dr. Monica Madera, Veterinary Intern [July 12, 2017]

Dr. Alexa Ortiz, Veterinary Intern [June 19, 2017]

Dr. Dave McRuer, Director of Veterinary Services [February 9, 2017]

Dr. Ernesto Domínguez, Veterinary Intern [December 13, 2016]

Jaime Sajecki, VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader [September 23, 2016]

Dr. Dana Franzen, Veterinary Intern [June 28, 2016]

Elise Gundlach, Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern [June 9, 2016]

Tori Locke, Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern [June 7, 2016]

Christie Gove Berg, Author of Maggie the One-eyed Peregrine Falcon and Esther the Eaglet [May 4, 2016]

Meet Ashley, Outreach Extern, Spring 2016 [April 12, 2016]

Else Poulsen, President of the Bear Care Group and author of Smiling Bears

Dr. Meghan Feeney, Veterinary Intern [January 29, 2015]

National Squirrel Day with Dr. Kelli Knight [January 21, 2015]

Meet Jacqueline, Outreach Extern, Summer 2014 [July 31, 2014]

Kate Guenther, Certified Backyard Habitat [August 14, 2014]

Jaime Sajecki, VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader [July 31, 2014]

Dr. Rich Sim, Veterinary Fellow [July 22, 2014]

Dr. Kristin Britton, Veterinary Intern [June 20, 2014]

Meet Brittney, Outreach Extern, Spring 2014 [March 27, 2014]

Meet Margaret,Outreach Extern, Fall 2013 [December 5, 2013]

Meet Chapin, Outreach Coordinator [August 29, 2013]

Jaime Sajecki, VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader
 [August 16, 2013]

Dr. Dana Tedesco, Veterinary Intern [June 24, 2013]

Kelli Knight, Wildlife Rehabilitator [January 18, 2013]

Amber Dedrick, Wildlife Rehabilitator [January 10, 2013]

Dr. Dana Tedesco, Veterinary Intern [January 3, 2013]

Dr. Rich Sim, Veterinary Fellow [October 18, 2012]

Kristen Sluiter, Special Projects Coordinator [September 14, 2012]

Outreach Coordinator Raina's debut as a moderator [August 29, 2012]

Julia Jones, Diagnostic Intern [August 8, 2012]

Jaime Sajecki, VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader [July 25, 2012]

Dr. Adam Naylor, Veterinary Intern [July 13, 2012]

Randy Huwa, Executive Vice President [July 9, 2012]

Dr. Miranda, Veterinary Fellow [June 14, 2012]

Jaime Sajecki, VDGIF Black Bear Project Leader [June 7, 2012] 

Eva & Andrew King, Falconers [June 6, 2012]

Dr. Adam, Veterinary Intern [April 19, 2012]

Dr. Dave discusses Richmond Eaglets [April 16, 2012]

Katie White, Diagnostic Intern,  [April 5, 2012]

Suzanne Doell, Wildlife Rehabilitator, [March 28, 2012]

Aric Olsen, Kjellstrom & Lee Construction Supervisor, [March 9, 2012]

Outreach Coordinators Davis's and Darcie's debut as moderators [November 29, 2011]

Front Desk Coordinator Lacy Kegley [October 19, 2011]

Dr. Adam, Veterinary Intern [October 13, 2011]

Dr. Dave McRuer, Director of Veterinary Services [October 4, 2011]

Special Events Coordinator Kristen Sluiter [September 14, 2011]

Dr. Miranda, Veterinary Fellow [September 8, 2011]

Preceptorship student Ben [August 23, 2011]

Hot Topics


Bear Complex Q&A with Dr. Dave [December 5, 2013]

Bear-a-thon: Day Two [July 31, 2013]

Bear-a-thon: Day One [July 30, 2013]

Dr. Dave McRuer and Raina Krasner Discuss Training Buddy the Bald Eagle [March 21, 2013]

Ed Clark Discusses Lead Toxicity in Raptors [January 3, 2012]