Sunday July 13th, 2014: North Coast Seabird Rescue Course Seabird First Aid, Handling and Transport

// June 20th, 2014 // Blog Articles

Don’t miss ASR North Coast Branch’s one day course on seabird first aid, handling and transport!! Limited seats, registration is open now!

Enjoy a day with seabird lovers just like you! Have fun and hear some great stories, get your hands on some great reference material and join the team! Lunchtime tour of the sea turtle hospital included free!

The course will cover:
*Bird identification in the Northern Rivers
*Common injuries and illnesses
*Tips and techniques for patrolling your estuary
*Capture techniques
*First aid for common injuries and illnesses
*Handling techniques for seabirds of all shapes and sizes
*Transport policies
*Brief coverage of oiled wildlife response in NSW
*Health and safety

TIME: 9am for a 9:30 start – ending around 4pm
COST: $30 members/$40 non-members **LAST CHANCE AT THESE PRICES**
WHERE: 264 North Creek Road, Ballina.
INCLUSIONS:
*Rescuing the Australian Pelican Rehabilitation Manual
*First Responders Resource Guide to Seabird Emergencies
*Pocket Guide to for Seabird Emergencies
*Morning and afternoon tea, unlimited tea and coffee
*BBQ lunch

Registration Instructions:
Email: admin@seabirdrescue.org with the subject heading “COURSE JULY”, include your name; contact number; which rescue group you are registered with (if any); dietary requirements. Your placement will be confirmed via email.
Payment is by CASH ONLY on the day of the course, there is no EFTPOS facility.

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