IPIECA/OGP Technical Support Document: Key principles for the protection, care and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife
Animal care standards: a technical support document, published by IPIECA/OGP in 2017, serves as a reference to illustrate what should be considered as international 'standards of good practice' for animal protection and care in an oiled wildlife response.
This technical support document is designed to accompany the IPIECA/OGP guidance on wildlife response preparedness.more...
EUROWA Layman's report 2016
EUROWA Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Volume I External
Part A - Standard Operating Procedure Volume I (External)more...
03 Part A SOP I External_final.pdf
IPIECA Guide: Wildlife response preparedness
Wildlife response preparedness: Good practice guidelines for incident management and emergency response personnel, published by IPIECA/OGP in 2014, provides the latest information on preparing to respond to oil affected wildlife.more...
Shetland Wildlife Response Coordinating Committee Oil Spill Plan
The Shetland oiled wildlife plan was written by the Shetland Oil Terminal Environmental Advisory Group (SOTEAG) through its Wildlife Response Co-ordinating Committee (WRCC). In 1990, the plan became an integral part of both the Sullom Voe Harbour oil spill response plan and the contingency plan for the whole of Shetland. The existence of the WRCC plan was crucial in mounting the response to the Braer incident in 1993. Each year the plan is reviewed by the WRCC.more...
Shetland WRCC Oil Spill Plan (2014)_external.pdf
POSOW Oiled Wildlife Response Manual
One of a series of manuals produced by the POSOW (Preparedness for Oil-Polluted Shoreline cleanup and Oiled Wildlife interventions) project, the Oiled Wildlife Response Manual was developed by Sea Alarm, the Centre Vétérinaire de la Faune Sauvage et des Écosystèmes (CVFSE) and WWF Finland.more...
POSOW oiled wildlife manual.pdf
Baltic Oiled Wildlife Responders Exchange Meeting Report
A two day workshop was organized by Sea Alarm, WWF Finland, WWF Poland and the Institute of Oceanography of the University of Gdansk, in partnership with HELCOM RESPONSE as part of the Oiled Wildlife Response and Preparedness Working Programme for 2011-2014 approved by HELCOM RESPONSE.more...
Baltic Oiled wildlife responders exchange meeting Report.pdf
Baltic Oiled Wildlife Response Planning Workshop 11 October 2009
In order to support Baltic countries in their processes of oiled wildlife response planning a one day planning workshop was organised by Sea Alarm Foundation and WWF-Finland in close cooperation with the Estonian Ministry of Environment and the HELCOM RESPONSE Secretariat. The workshop took place on 5 October 2009 at the Ministry of Environment, Tallinn, Estonia. This report reflects the outcomes and recommendations of the workshop.more...
Bird Hazing Manual: Techniques and Strategies for Dispersing Birds from Spill Sites
W. Paul Gorenzel and Terrell P. Salmon, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology University of California, Davis Agriculture and and Natural Resources Publication 21638 ISBN-13:978-1-60107-490-4
This full-color manual gives wildlife specialists a step-by-step guide to dispersing birds from the site of an oil spill so they do not become oiled or contaminated. Sections include a discussion of initial considerations; bird dispersal techniques including auditory, visual, and combination techniques; exclusion deterrents; and suggested hazing techniques.more...
RIOS Action Plan
The RIOS Action Plan provides an overview of the research priorities that were selected by an international forum of leading scientists and oiled wildlife responders in the course of an EU project in 2008.more...