Staff off to Turkey to present oil spill training

As many of IBRRC’s response team headed to the Gulf of Mexico to assist with the massive spill unfolding, two of bird rescue’s senior wildlife managers are heading off to Turkey. They will give a week-long training session as part of a larger, regional oil spill plan hosted by the oil industry.

Barbara Callahan and Curt Clumpner will present two training sessions – each 2 and ½ days-long – including an overview of oiled wildlife response and rehabilitation.

As part of this same regional plan, the training team has given oiled wildlife trainings in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and will finish with the training in Turkey.

Attendees include wildlife veterinarians, biologists, wildlife rehabilitators and industry managers in the region.