Disaster Preparation for Farm and Large Animals Tall

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Sunday, November 1, 2015, 8:30-4:30
Disaster Preparation for Farm and Large Animals
Tall Pine Farm
Classroom morning program starts promptly at 8:30, 86 Dresser Hill Rd, Charlton
Barn, farm and field exercises following morning program at:
29 N Sullivan Rd, Charlton, MA 01507
$25.00 Lunch, materials, and certificate*
Hands on exercises from chickens, goats, to basic equine handling (reading horse signs, haltering,trailering).
Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and for basic farm work as you will muck, feed, and clean a bit
during the day. Particularly suited to first responders and animal disaster volunteers who need basic education.
Advance registration is required for all courses by sending an email to [email protected]
Call 508-803-1989 to request more information. Please do not call the local police, fire or the farm to register.
Registration form attached.
Instructors:
Kelly Flynn, Kathleen “Kelly” Flynn - Oxford Animal Control Officer, Secretary for the Animal Control Officers Association of
Massachusetts, Massachusetts State Licensed Riding Instructor, Owner of Tall Pine Farm in Charlton, Ma., Member of the Central
Mass Disaster Animal Response Team, Former Director of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Unit, Former
Member and Training Officer for the New England Mounted Police Association.
Katherine MacKenzie holds a B.S. Animal Science, UMass Amherst with a concentration in genetics and livestock
reproduction management. She has been an Animal Control Officer for the Town of Framingham since 1992. She is a past
president of the Animal Control Officers Association of Massachusetts. Katherine is a certified animal control officer she has
attended many disaster trainings and certifications including the HSUS Red Star training and National Animal Control
Association
JoAnn Griffin, LICSW, President and Team Director, CMDART, Inc. - American Red Cross Disaster Action Team
Local ,national, certified trainer, responder. Human and animal disaster organization certifications and experience since 1992.
American Humane, Red Star, HSUS, Noah’s Wish, state and local certifications and experience. Farm and large animal, farm
workshops via MEMA, MSPCA, Noah’s Wish, and CMDART. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Critical Incident Disaster
Mental Health.
Other guest instructors: Wayne Tucker, Iron Shoe Farm, Uxbridge; Christine Heintz, and local farmers
and all our invited guests who can share experiences and expertise!
*Must stay for at least 2/3rds of the program
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