PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a public wildlife rehabilitation symposium Saturday, April 3, in B7-9 of the Compton Union Building.

The event runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $40 registration fee is payable at the door.  Registration will be held on the CUB mezzanine.

Topics for the symposium include operational development for wildlife rehabilitation; veterinary and legal aspects of marine mammal strandings; captive care for bald eagles; mysterious death losses among vultures in Pakistan and India; zoonotic diseases of concern to wildlife rehabilitators; and an update on West Nile virus.

The symposium will feature a variety of speakers including Erik Stauber and Nickol Finch from the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital; Lindsay Oaks from WSU’s Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology; Scott Ford, a wildlife veterinarian; Stephanie Norman from the National Marine Fisheries Service; and Kip Parker from the Progressive Animal Welfare Wildlife Center.