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December 30, 2011
Ed Clark, President:
December 30, 2011

On December 26, Bald Eagle #11-2393 was moved to “A3″ — the Center’s newest flight pen. Center staff wanted to see how the Bald Eagle would do in this higher space; they also wanted to separate the two Accomack Bald Eagles since #11-2393 is flying better and longer than #11-0230.

December 30, 2011

Travis Kelter, Animal Caretaker Preceptorship student: Many memories come flooding back when I reflect on my two-month preceptorship at the Wildlife Center of Virginia in the summer of 2011. Rarely was there a dull moment at the Center or the student house and the opportunities presented by the Wildlife Center were truly amazing. When I think back over my time there, two memories in particular stand out – one about a patient, the other about … my own adventure at the Center.

December 30, 2011
Amanda Nicholson, Director of Outreach: Overall, 2011 has been a memorable year for me – so many things have changed at the Wildlife Center.  While I think we’ve always done great work here and I’ve been proud to be a part of it, we’ve been taken to new heights this year with the arrival of our webcam, moderated discussion, and new means of communicating with the world.
December 30, 2011

Dr. Adam Naylor, Veterinary Intern:

Back in August 2011, just a week after I started my one-year internship at the Wildlife Center, Dr. Miranda admitted a female mallard duck with a leg injury. The duck had been found in downtown Harrisonburg and was suspected to have been hit by a car.

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