Today we’ll hear part one of a two-part interview with Ginger Nealon, wildife rehabilitation coordinator for the Wildlife Center of the North Coast. The center, in Olney, Oregon, helps injured wildlife recover, often from enounters with humans. Their latest patients are oil-soaked birds, injured in a recent oil spill that’s affected the coast locally here in Oregon and Washington. Today we’ll learn about why it can be challenging to save birds covered in oil, and what the process is like.

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