Schuylkill Center Wildlife Clinic limited but open

Ask a Rehabber | May 7th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By Rebecca Michelin Director, Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education Wildlife Clinic While human society undergoes rapid changes and we all make necessary adjustments to our daily routines, local wildlife has continued normal spring activities. The important work of the Wildlife Clinic must go on and our staff are adapting to our new “normal” as best […]

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Wildlife in winter: When things get rough

Ask a Rehabber | February 7th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Rebecca Michelin With “baby season” for most species beginning in early spring, juveniles should be mostly self-sufficient by the time the fall and winter rolls around, and be able to sustain themselves through the colder months or to make a long migration south. As they learn to navigate the world without parental support and […]

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Ask a Rehabber: How to help hibernating animals

Ask a Rehabber | December 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Rebecca Michelin How do you prepare for winter? Check your home for drafts, make sure your heaters work, and stock up on hot chocolate! Wild animals all cope with the approaching cold in different ways: Every species experiences seasonal changes differently, and the cues that signal animals to start their winter preparations vary widely. […]

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