October 27, 2021

Program on Opossums to be Presented at Lyme Public Hall This Evening; All Welcome, Registration Required

LYME — On Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m., learn all about the opossums, with Pamela and William Lefferts, wildlife rehabilitators of Ferncroft Wildlife Rescue. A program about these helpful wildlife friends will be presented by the Lefferts at Lyme Public Hall, 249 Hamburg Rd, Lyme CT.

They will present a slide show, which explains wildlife rehabilitation and the role of rehabbers, with a focus on opossums. At the end of the show, there will be a “meet and greet ” with the stars of the show, live opossum educational ambassadors.

Pamela A. Lefferts is a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator in Connecticut. Retired after many years in the field of education, Pam is the “hands-on” partner and does the critical medical care of the animals, preparing them for release.

William H. Lefferts is a licensed Connecticut Rehabilitator and Transporter.  Bill retired after teaching secondary school moderate to severe special needs children for over 40 years.  Specializing in opossum, the Lefferts especially enjoy sharing knowledge about these misunderstood gentle creatures.

The program is sponsored by the Lyme Land Trust, the Lyme Public Library and the Town of Lyme. 

Registration is required at openspace@townlyme.org

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