Katie graduated from the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point where she majored in Biology. She went on to work for the World Bird Sanctuary and the Milwaukee County Zoo doing live bird programs. Since August of 2008, Katie has been a full-time avian rehabilitator here at REGI. She has touched countless lives during her time here, both avian and human.
|Katie releases one of the seven Bald Eagles she helped to rescue and rehabilitate after they were found close to death from being poisoned. Watching these seven birds regain flight after such a horrific ordeal was an unforgettable moment for all who were there. To read our blog from this release on June 2, 2011 click here.|
|Katie transferring a Trumpeter Swan from one enclosure to another. Her gentle demeanor helped her gain the trust of so many patients.|
Thanks for all the memories, Katie.
From all of us here at REGI, good luck! We will miss you!