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Evenings with Audubon: "Is that bird O.K.?!"

 Goodman Community Center (Evjue Room)

Tue. Apr 5th, 2022

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ahhh, spring at last. You’re on a lovely stroll around your neighborhood, filled with budding blooms and bird songs. Suddenly, you notice a young feathered bird hopping around near some bushes, and wonder, “What’s going on? Why isn’t it flying? What should I do?”

Join two of our licensed rehabilitation staff (Paige Pederson and Jackie Sandberg) and folks from Madison Audubon to hear common scenarios and get answers to your questions about how to identify whether a bird is sick, injured, or orphaned. Learn when and what steps you can take to help, and not accidentally harm, Wisconsin’s wild winged creatures!

This is a free event but space is limited! To reserve your spot click the link below to register.

Paige Pederson is the Wildlife Operations Supervisor at DCHS-WC. She holds an advanced wildlife rehabilitation license and is also a certified wildlife rehabilitator. Wisconsin has always been home for Paige; she attended UW-Madison to receive her undergraduate degree in Biology, Zoology, and Environmental Studies. In her spare time, Paige enjoys birding at Goose Pond Sanctuary and volunteering with Madison Audubon’s Bird Collision Corps program.

Jackie Sandberg is the Wildlife Program Manager at DCHS-WC. She holds a master’s degree in conservation biology and sustainable development from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, advanced state and federal wildlife rehabilitation licenses, and is sub-permitted to band birds.

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