October Monthly Meeting: When Wild Animals Need a Helping Hand
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Chantal Theijn from the Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge discusses how to determine if wildlife is in need of help and if so, how to best help in a safe and responsible manner.
Chantal Theijn is both the founder and the Authorized Wildlife Custodian at Hobbitstee Wildlife Refuge, which she started in 2007 with the hope of caring for 30 animals annually. Hobbitstee has now grown into a facility that cares for over 2,500 animals each year. Chantal’s background is in animal reproduction, nutrition and health, and she is passionate about leaving wildlife wild, habitat protection/restoration, research, and also young/adult offender programs.