• International Wildlife Research

    International Wildlife Research (IWR) is operated by dedicated scientists, veterinarians and wildlife specialists with expertise and experience in the care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. We provide expertise for preparing and executing oil spill response operations for sea otters and other marine and terrestrial mammals and we have an ongoing program of research to improve rehabilitation procedures for oiled fur-bearing mammals.

  • International Wildlife Research

    International Wildlife Research (IWR) is operated by dedicated scientists, veterinarians and wildlife specialists with expertise and experience in the care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. We provide expertise for preparing and executing oil spill response operations for sea otters and other marine and terrestrial mammals and we have an ongoing program of research to improve rehabilitation procedures for oiled fur-bearing mammals.

  • International Wildlife Research

    International Wildlife Research (IWR) is operated by dedicated scientists, veterinarians and wildlife specialists with expertise and experience in the care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. We provide expertise for preparing and executing oil spill response operations for sea otters and other marine and terrestrial mammals and we have an ongoing program of research to improve rehabilitation procedures for oiled fur-bearing mammals.

  • International Wildlife Research

    International Wildlife Research (IWR) is operated by dedicated scientists, veterinarians and wildlife specialists with expertise and experience in the care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife. We provide expertise for preparing and executing oil spill response operations for sea otters and other marine and terrestrial mammals and we have an ongoing program of research to improve rehabilitation procedures for oiled fur-bearing mammals.

CLICK HERE to register for the March 14, 2020 Training Course in Anchorage

**UPDATE: the March 14th, 2020 course has been postponed until November as part of an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. More information will be posted here as it becomes available. You may still take the quiz for this year if you wish. If you have any additional questions, contact wildliferesearch.iwr@gmail.com. Phone: 281-250-7839.
Click here to download the Emergency Care and Rehabilitation of Oiled Sea Otters PDF.

Online Training course – Oiled Sea Otter Rehabilitation

This free online training course is for oiled-wildlife responders. IWR offers free online training courses that can partially qualify you to be an OSHA-certified Wildlife Responder or to assist in the capture and transport of oiled sea otters to the rehabilitation facility. Please review the material in Chapters 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 14, and then click Certification Quiz. Additional classroom and field instruction offered annually in Alaska will be required to complete your training.

Online Training course – Sea Otter Capture

This free online training course is for Responders who will assist in the capture, stabilisation and transport of oiled sea otters. IWR offers free online training courses that can partially qualify you to be an OSHA-certified Wildlife Responder or to assist in the capture and trasport of oiled sea otters to the rehabilitation facility. Additional classroom and field instruction offered annually in Alaska will be required to complete your training.