11380 CARY ROAD, ALDEN, NEW YORK 14004-9547



Background related to subject matter:

Mrs. Eve Fertig has been working for animal protection and the preservation of animal habitat and endangered species for over 40 years.  She and her husband are founders of The Enchanted Forest Sanctuary, Inc.  Eve is a life member of the National Mustang Association and local wildlife organizations.  As an active member, she has worked to bring about humane legislation on behalf of our wild and domestic animals as well as our national parks and wildlife refuges.


Mrs. Fertig is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator with the Dept. of Environmental Conservation of New York State and holds the Special Purpose Rehabilitation License from the Dept. of Interior United States Fish & Wildlife Service.  She has also been awarded the Scientific Collectors License from the New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, which allows her to permanently possess any disabled, non-releasable wildlife at the Enchanted Forest Wildlife Sanctuary.


She is the chairperson of the Alden Environmental Conservation Commission and writes a column in the Alden Advertiser on animal and environmental issues under the title of “Tales from the Enchanted Forest.”

Mrs. Fertig has lectured at state universities, colleges, high schools, elementary schools, museums, and private organizations.  She instructed the beginners and advanced course in “Endangered Species” and “Caring for Injured and Orphaned Wildlife” at Alden Central School and the advanced courses at D’Youville College, Trocaire College and Niagara County Community College.


Topics willing to speak about: Includes lecture and video 



The Wild Mustang, Our All American Horse” – The story of our wild mustangs and the present Adopt-A-Horse Program


“Wolves” narrated by Robert Redford – The true story of our much maligned and misunderstood special mammal


The classic “Death of a Legend” – The ancestry and psychology of the timber wolf


A visit to The Enchanted Forest Wildlife Sanctuary to meet the injured and orphaned wildlife the rehabilitators care for and set free.  Also meet the non-releasable, permanently disabled wildlife that spend their lives in the rehabilitators care.


“There’s a Sound in the Sea, and It’s Growing Dimmer” – Saving the world’s great whales.


Note:  September 16th, 2000, 1 PM to 4 PM, Mr. and Mrs. Fertig will present a wildlife rehabilitation class and information on caring for orphaned and injured wildlife at The Enchanted Forest Wildlife Sanctuary.  For information and registration and text book fees, please contact the Fertigs at the above address.


The video and lecture series are suitable for all age groups.  For information and reservations, please call Mrs. Eve Fertig at the above phone number.