BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will sponsor a talk by wildlife rescue expert Gretl Learned at Cacapon State Park on Saturday.
The free program will be held in the lower level conference room of the park lodge starting at 2 p.m.
Learned is the founder and director of the nonprofit Fern Wildlife Refuge near Winchester, Va.
She will discuss her work at the Refuge, wildlife rehabilitation and the importance of public education on habitat conservation.
Ms. Learned founded the Fern Wildlife Refuge in 1993. Twenty-three acres, the refuge provides rescue and rehabilitation services for orphaned, injured, and displaced wildlife from Winchester and the surrounding area.
It can assist most types of wildlife but predominantly cares for songbirds and small mammals, such as fox kits, squirrels and skunks.