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NJAWR Board of Directors Call for Nominations!
DEADLINE: December 15th, 2015

The New Jersey Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators Nominating Committee is currently accepting nominations for the Board of Directors. Nominees must be members of NJAWR prior to their nomination, as required by the NJAWR bylaws. Nominations must be made by current members of NJAWR. You may nominate yourself. Nominees represent you, the members of NJAWR, and they must be prepared to attend bi-monthly meetings via conference call and fulfill their two year term. These positions are working positions.

Completed applications for a Board position can be sent to Cil Purnick, Chair, Nominating Committee, preferably by email at nominating@njawr.com or by mail at P.O. Box 5046 Clinton, NJ 08809. Applications are available for download by clicking here.
Nominations must be received by December 15th, 2015.

Nominees approved by the Nominating Committee will be notified and their names submitted to the membership for election. Absentee ballots will be sent out via mail and email for those who cannot attend the annual membership meeting. Election is by a simple majority vote of the members responding. Ballots will be counted at the annual membership meeting to be held in January 2016, and election results will be announced to the membership in February 2016.

Dear Members,

NJAWR would like to announce a new easy-reference brochure, “Help! I found a wild animal…What should I do now?” Designed to assist wildlife rehabilitators, ACOs, shelters, and other animal care professionals, the brochure provides basic information for the general public on how to determine if a wild animal needs help, how to safely secure it, and how to find the nearest licensed rehabilitator. Common baby season scenarios are included!

The brochure is now available to download! Click Here!

About Us...

The New Jersey Association of Wildlife Rehabilitators (NJAWR) began with a meeting between licensed New Jersey wildlife rehabilitators and representatives of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (NJDF&W) to discuss issues directly affecting the rehabilitation community. Incorporated as a non-profit organization the following year (1991), NJAWR continues to serve as an excellent resource for information and educational opportunities for wildlife rehabilitators and many other individuals working in related fields.

Our Mission...
  • Encourage professionalism and standardization
    within the field of wildlife rehabilitation.
  • Provide proper and timely dissemination of
    information among all persons handling wildlife.
  • Offer workshops, seminars and newsletters
    providing up-to-date information on wildlife
    care, policy changes, new products, new
    techniques and many other topics pertinent to
    the handling of wildlife.
  • Ensure that all groups handling wildlife are
    doing so with the best information available.
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