Wildlife Webinar Series 2021

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment National Parks and Wildlife Service (DPIE NPWS), in collaboration with Wildlife Heroes, is working with the wildlife rehabilitation sector to improve standards in volunteer training and outcomes for animals in care. The work is part of the NPWS commitment to implementing its Strategy for the Volunteer Wildlife Rehabilitation Sector in NSW and the NSW Koala Strategy.


NPWS, alongside Wildlife Heroes, are delivering a series of webinars for the volunteer wildlife rehabilitations sector across various topics on wildlife rescue, rehabilitation and wildlife health. The webinars provide an opportunity for volunteer wildlife rehabilitators to connect with professionals in the field and provide an update on developments and current best practice in wildlife health.


The webinars are scheduled from February through to June. Keep an eye on this page for information on upcoming webinars and registration details.

Upcoming webinars:

12th Feb 2021 / Ethics and Wild Animal Welfare in Natural Disasters / Dr Michelle Campbell-Ward      (Closed)


26th Feb 2021 / Flying Fox initial treatment and assessment (Part 1) / Dr Tania Bishop     (Closed)


4th Mar 2021 / Flying Fox initial treatment and assessment (Part 2) / Dr Tania Bishop     (Closed)


23rd Mar 2021, 10.30 AM / Sea Turtle Health and Disease / Dr Duan March     (Closed)


26th Mar 2021, 6:00 PM / Initial Assessment and Critical Care of Reptiles / Jayde Crispo   (Closed)


16th Apr 2021, 6:00 PM / Sarcoptic Mange in Wombats / Dr Scott Carver     (Closed)


21st May 2021, 6:00 PM AEDT / Recent and Emerging Disease in Australian Wildlife / Australian Registry of Wildlife Health     (Register)


27th May 2021, 6:00 PM AEDT / Wildlife Disease Management / Wildlife Health Australia and Australian Registry for Wildlife Health    (Register)