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Wildlife rescue classes set

Sierra Wildlife Rescue will hold its final spring classes in April, as follows: April 2, Foxes, Coyotes and Bobcats, 10 a.m. to noon and Squirrels (repeat), 1 to 3 p.m; April 3, Introduction to the Baby Bird Nursery, 2 to 4 p.m; April 9, Transporters Training, 11 a.m. to noon and Waterfowl and Game Birds, 1 to 3 p.m; April 17, Introduction to Local Wildlife (repeat), 1 to 3 p.m; April 23, Opossums, 10 a.m. to noon and Medication Basics (hands-on), 1 to 3 p.m.

If you are interested in rehabbing one of these species, helping SWR by transporting orphaned or injured wild animals to rehabbers or would like to learn more about volunteering at the Baby Bird Nursery come join us for one or more classes.

SWR’s Baby Bird Nursery will be opening around May 1, and numerous volunteers are always needed. If you have a couple of hours to spare daily, weekly or monthly come to the April 3 class and learn how you can help.

All classes are held at the SWR Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville. Parking is limited,so reservations are required by contacting Barbara Barker at (530) 621-2650, or at [email protected].

If you sign up, and are unable to attend a class notify Barbara. All classes are free to SWR Members; a $5 donation is requested from the general public.

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