2019 year-end memory … and five fun facts. In the spirit of the season, let’s call them Five Golden Wings.
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This variety also makes choosing a single patient as a favorite case very difficult, but one of the most memorable cases for me in 2019 was an adult Common Loon.
Keeping it short and sweet!
I don’t really have just one thing that really stood out with me! Since I started here in the fall, everything I’ve had the opportunity to do has been a part of my dreams and is helping me get closer to my ultimate goal in life of working in conservation.
I have so many great memories from 2019, but the one that stands out the most for me was getting to work with our female bobcat kitten #19-2408.
It’s time to look back on 2019! Check our blog between Christmas and New Year’s for a variety of stories and memories of 2019 from the staff and volunteers of the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
Caroline asked me my favorite question: “are you available to help with a snake?”
The outreach team spent just about every minute of three glorious days with Melissa – showing her our enclosures, introducing her to the raptor ambassadors, talking through challenges, and having her observe us in action during training sessions.
One of my favorite work perks is being called upon to release healed animals back into the wild.
For most raptor releases, we open the crate door holding the raptor, and it’s never more than a minute or two before the bird flies out, happy to be free. Not this owl!
Being able to learn from more experienced people on a daily basis is very exciting for me since I love to learn new things, especially about wildlife and conservation.