Placerville-based Sierra Wildlife Rescue will offer classes in February for the public and prospective wildlife rehabbers.
The class for the general public, "An Introduction to Local Wildlife," is scheduled form 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 9. It will focus on the natural histories of species found in El Dorado County and surrounding areas.
Classes also are scheduled Feb. 23 for people interested in learning to rehabilitate baby skunks and squirrels of all ages. "Rehabbing Baby Skunks" will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon, and "Rehabbing Squirrels" from 1 to 3 p.m.
All classes area held at Sierra Wildlife Rescue's Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road, Placerville.
Reservations may be made by calling Barbara Barker at (530) 621-2650 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Classes are free to Sierra Wildlife Rescue members. A $5 donation is requested from nonmembers.
Classes on a variety of other species will be scheduled throughout the spring. Training for volunteers for the baby bird nursery will be held in April.