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Rescheduled wildlife rehabilitation workshop in Northwest Arkansas

May 11, 2022

SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a free one-day workshop for anyone interested in learning about wildlife rehabilitation and the rules concerning rehabilitating native animals in Arkansas at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 21 at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center. This workshop was originally planned for February but had to be postponed due to inclement weather.

Workshop on wildlife rehabilitation planned in Northwest Arkansas

Feb. 4, 2022

SPRINGDALE — Dr. Jenn Ballard, state wildlife veterinarian for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a free one-day workshop for anyone interested in learning about wildlife rehabilitation and the rules concerning rehabilitating native animals in Arkansas at 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 26, at the J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center.

Young deer, other wildlife likely not abandoned

May 8, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Each spring hundreds of Arkansans likely stumble upon a small batch of rabbits, a helpless looking fawn or other young animals that’s been seemingly abandoned. The first temptation is to scoop these “defenseless” creatures up and try to find someone to care for them, but that may be the worst thing a person can do for that animal’s welfare.