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Secret World Wildlife Rescue

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February 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | February 25 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 2

Wildlife Handling and Care

This wildlife course will discuss how to handle animals in a safe and responsible way, using appropriate protective equipment as necessary.  Attention to hygiene is important, both to protect ourselves and to avoid spread of infections to animals and between animals. We will discuss how to organise animal accommodation to make cleaning safe and easy, which disinfectant products to use and how to use them. Good records of admissions, clinical care and progress and outcomes are essential for individual animal…

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March 2018

9:30 am – 12:30 pm | March 1 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Volunteer Recruitment Day – Thursday 1 March – Morning Session

If you have thought about volunteering and would like to find out more before committing to a regular activity, book onto one of our volunteer recruitment events.   The volunteer recruitment day is a three hour session, morning or afternoon, where you get shown how the centre works, from rescue to release, the opportunities that are available and get to experience the regular duties first hand. You will be lead through a hands on process of cleaning out Hedgehog enclosures and a tour of the site…

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1:00 pm – 4:00 pm | March 1 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Volunteer Recruitment Day – Thursday 1 March – Afternoon Session

If you have thought about volunteering and would like to find out more before committing to a regular activity, book onto one of our volunteer recruitment events.   The volunteer recruitment day is a three hour session, morning or afternoon, where you get shown how the centre works, from rescue to release, the opportunities that are available and get to experience the regular duties first hand. You will be lead through a hands on process of cleaning out Hedgehog enclosures and a tour of the site…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | March 4 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the effects human intervention can have both on the casualty animal and potentially upon other wildlife and people. This includes the…

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An otter thriving on the Somerset Levels

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | March 17 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 4

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release

This wildlife course will focus on the eventual release of a wildlife casualty after it has been treated, which is sometimes not considered well enough by wildlife rehabilitators.  The course, led by SWWR’s release co-ordinator and rehabilitation section leader (Founder SWWR), looks at pre-release assessment, release criteria and other factors such as seasonality and weather conditions.   Finding suitable release sites for rehabilitated wildlife is one of the major challenges we face at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR) and involves surveying…

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Featured Event

10:00 am – 4:00 pm | March 30 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Secret World Easter Events

Journey into a secret world this Easter

Good Friday 30th and Saturday 31st - 10am - 4pm FREE ENTRY (Donations welcome) Journey into a secret world this Easter with our 2 day event. Fun-packed days of family games and activities, including animal talks, music, market stalls, hot food and drinks and bird of prey encounters. Come and see our resident Foxes, Badgers and life long friends Polly the Red Deer and Emu. Take part in a woodland themed Easter egg hunt, paint your own pixie door and…

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Featured Event

10:00 am – 4:00 pm | March 31 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Secret World Easter Events

Journey into a secret world this Easter

Good Friday 30th and Saturday 31st - 10am - 4pm FREE ENTRY (Donations welcome) Journey into a secret world this Easter with our 2 day event. Fun-packed days of family games and activities, including animal talks, music, market stalls, hot food and drinks and bird of prey encounters. Come and see our resident Foxes, Badgers and life long friends Polly the Red Deer and Emu. Take part in a woodland themed Easter egg hunt, paint your own pixie door and…

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April 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | April 22 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course for Veterinary Professionals

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release for Veterinary Professionals - CPD Training

This wildlife course is designed for veterinary surgeons, registered veterinary nurses, veterinary students and student veterinary nurses and looks at the ethical problems relating to wildlife casualties and the possible consequences of their release. Others who work in a veterinary environment (receptionists, animal care assistants etc.) will also find the course of interest.  The course, led by Dr Liz Mullineaux MRCVS (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), includes Triage which is the process by which we decide which animals we…

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May 2018

10:00 am – 4:00 pm | May 13 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wedding Fayre @ Secret World

Explore our beautiful wedding venue and be inspired by a variety of suppliers

We will be bringing together some of Somerset’s finest wedding suppliers in the beautiful surroundings of Secret World Wildlife Rescue. If you are planning your big day or need inspiration to add the finishing touches for your special day, this is a great opportunity to explore our wonderful wedding venue, The Bluebell Barn, along with a great selection of fabulous suppliers. From cars to cakes, jewellery to dresses, photographers to caterers and drinks. You’ll also be able to meet our…

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September 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 15 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the effects human intervention can have both on the casualty animal and potentially upon other wildlife and people. This includes the…

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10:00 am – 4:30 pm | September 29 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 2

Wildlife Handling and Care

This wildlife course will discuss how to handle animals in a safe and responsible way, using appropriate protective equipment as necessary. Attention to hygiene is important, both to protect ourselves and to avoid spread of infections to animals and between animals. We will discuss how to organise animal accommodation to make cleaning safe and easy, which disinfectant products to use and how to use them. Good records of admissions, clinical care and progress and outcomes are essential for individual animal…

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October 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | October 21 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 3

Assessment and First Aid in Wildlife Casualties

  This wildlife course, led by lecturer Liz Mullineaux (Scientific Advisor and veterinary surgeon SWWR), will discuss how to assess and examine rescued animals at admission, as we do here at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR).  Triage is the process by which we decide which animals we can successfully treat and release and which we need to euthanase. Triage decisions are often medical and involve our veterinary staff. We will discuss how to make triage decisions and some techniques that can…

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4:30 pm – 8:00 pm | October 28 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Face the Fire

The hottest sponsored walk you'll ever do!

A firewalk is the most inspirational journey you will ever undertake: a bare-foot walk over red-hot wood embers of around 800 degrees. No tricks, no special effects, just you and the fire.

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November 2018

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 11 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 1

Introduction to wildlife rescue and rehabilitation

This wildlife course is for people wishing to know more about wildlife rescue and rehabilitation and introduce them to some of the methods we use at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR). This course also forms the basis and introduction to the SWWR Certificate in Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release. During this course we will be discussing the ethics of wildlife care and the effects human intervention can have both on the casualty animal and potentially upon other wildlife and people. This includes the…

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An otter thriving on the Somerset Levels

10:00 am – 4:30 pm | November 25 | Secret World Wildlife Rescue

Wildlife Course 4

Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release

This wildlife course will focus on the eventual release of a wildlife casualty after it has been treated, which is sometimes not considered well enough by wildlife rehabilitators.  The course, led by SWWR’s release co-ordinator and rehabilitation section leader  (Founder SWWR), looks at pre-release assessment, release criteria and other factors such as seasonality and weather conditions.   Finding suitable release sites for rehabilitated wildlife is one of the major challenges we face at Secret World Wildlife Rescue (SWWR) and involves surveying…

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