UNTAMED Episode 207: Wildlife Rehabilitation

Wildlife rehabilitation is the treatment and care of injured, sick, and orphaned wild animals with the goal of releasing the animals back to their natural habitats. Join Center staff and several at-home permitted Virginia wildlife rehabilitators to learn more about what wildlife rehabilitators do, the invaluable service they provide to their communities, and the role that they play in wildlife conservation.

Episode Bonus: Click to view UNTAMED Unfiltered as we sit down with some of the Center's UNTAMED producers and featured staff members, and take a deeper look inside each episode. In this episode, Amanda and Aaron sit down with at-home permitted rehabilitators Leslie Sturges and Linda McDaniel. 

"Wildlife rehabilitation is very important in Virginia ... wildlife rehabilitators play a vital role in connecting people to wildlife." -- Aaron Proctor, The Wildlife Center of Virginia
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For Classrooms

Looking for ideas on how to incorporate the stories and lessons of UNTAMED into the classroom? Wildlife Rehabilitation: In (About) 2 Minutes is a quick look at the major concepts and ideas explored in this UNTAMED episode and is a quick resource for teachers who want to kick off a discussion.

Discussion questions and activities are provided for those educators who want to utilize UNTAMED in the classroom. One set of discussion questions is designed to be used in combination with the full UNTAMED episode; another set of discussion questions can be utilized with the In (About) 2 Minutes video.

Are you using these materials and resources in your classroom? We are eager to hear from you! Please let us know, so we can share your classroom projects and experiences with other teachers. Contact us at edu@wildlifecenter.org.

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