IAR Malta Chairman on Council of Europe committee
The Council of Europe will be setting up a Committee for the Wildlife Rehabilitators from its member states. The Maltese Government, have nominated onto this committee, Max Farrugia who is our Chairman in Malta.
Max who is licensed by the Ministry of Environment to act as a rehabilitator, has been involved in wildlife rescue for the last fifteen years. He specialises mainly in birds, but also cares for other wildlife.
Max works with the Department of Environment and the Administrative Law Enforcement Police when dealing with all wildlife issues. The purpose of this committee is to set up a directory of wildlife rehabilitors as a first step and then to get organised on a European level. An international meeting is scheduled for September 2000.