What’s Up Doc? –  Birds of Prey Wildlife Rehabilitation

What’s Up Doc? – Birds of Prey Wildlife Rehabilitation

The sky as well as birds of prey abound at Paris Landing State Park.   Dr. Jessica Claudio reports for duty after “flying solo” to a surprise #wildlife rescue at the East Tennessee Region Board of Christian Education #CYYAW17 event in Paris, Tennessee.   Absolutely breath-taking, a weekend in fellowship and communion at the Paris Landing State Park gives one a break from everyday life.  While preparing for a Sweetest Day Workshop to make Valentine’s for the nursing home, I met Park Ranger Lowry, whose many similarities to my own interests fit like a glove.  We exchanged information to meet up after my church service, which concluded the following morning. Not one to miss out on a good time, I met up with wildlife Park Ranger Lowry to offer my veterinary support and assistance with a patient of the furless variety.   A cooper’s hawk was rescued and brought to the Paris Landing State Park Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, and was treated and helped by us shortly after the sermon. “This is the day that the Lord has made – let us rejoice and be glad in it” comes to mind for that glorious Sunday, when we worked under the wildlife rehabilitation project coordinator in order to manage the now healing wound of a Cooper’s Hawk, together at Paris Landing State Park. Paris Landing State Park Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is currently under construction in an expansion project called, “The Birds of Prey Habitat”.   The Birds of Prey Habitat is being built under contributors to the Tennessee State Parks project, including but not limited to: Mr. Froddrill, Gina Lowry, Friends of Paris Landing...
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