North Carolina Animal & Rabies Control Association
I hope you are all safe from COVID and tropical rains. I am so pleased to share this information with all of you. 😊
The Humane Society of the United States and the Davie County Sheriff’s Office are thrilled to invite you to a series of virtual training opportunities for North Carolina law enforcement. All are free to attend and will be instructed live by current and former law enforcement officers.
After you register for any of these courses, make sure you save to your calendar so you have the Zoom link. I’ll also email you prior to the course to remind you of your registration and to provide the link.
Animal Cruelty Investigations - October 20th, 12:30-2:30 PM
Will briefly review applicable laws, investigative techniques, search warrants, evidence collection, and prosecution preparation.
Dogfighting Investigations - October 22nd, 12:30-2:30 PM
Will review the relationship between dogfighting and other violent criminal activity, key evidence and investigative techniques.
Large-scale Animal Cruelty Seizures - October 27th, 12:30-2:30 PM
Will review unique considerations for seizures involving significant numbers of animals, with focus on the day of removal and subsequent animal care.
Equine Cruelty Investigations - October 29th, 12:30-2:30 PM
Will review basic equine husbandry, common conditions and potential causes, and considerations for assessing physical/living conditions.
Please be in touch with any questions. We hope you can join us for all or some of these classes!
With gratitude for all you do,
North Carolina State Director, The Humane Society of the United States
45th Annual Training Conference held in beautiful Carolina Beach October 17-20, 2021
AGENDA COMING SOON!!
Handling Wildlife Issues for Animal Control Operators
Nov 5, 2020
10 am – 3 pm
Zoom Webinar – limited to first 100 registrants
10:00 am Introductions – Falyn Owens, Extension Wildlife Biologist, NCWRC
• Housekeeping for the webinar – Q&A, polls, raising hand
• Getting credit through NCARCA – email used to register for webinar
10:10 am Wildlife Laws and Regulations in NC – Daron Barnes, Permits Specialist, NCWRC
• When animal control has jurisdiction, when it doesn’t, and the in-between
• Rules on proper handling of wildlife complaints and other requests for assistance with wildlife
11:15 am Resources for Animal Control Operators – Falyn Owens, Extension Wildlife Biologist, NCWRC
• NC Wildlife Helpline
• Online resources
• Local contacts
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm Common Wildlife Issues – Danny Ray, District 8 Wildlife Biologist, NCWRC
• Common causes of human-wildlife conflict
• Species-specific issues and management techniques
• Rabies vector species in NC
1:30 pm Break
1:35 pm Special Cases Handled by USDA-Wildlife Services – Chris Willis, Regional Supervisor, USDA-WS
• Feral swine
• Vultures and other migratory birds
• Beaver Management Assistance Program
2:35 pm Break
2:40 When Wildlife Enforcement Gets Involved – Sampson Parker, Wildlife Officer, NCWRC
• Wildlife violations
• Issuing depredation permits
• When ACOs should contact a WEO for help
3:00 pm Adjourn