Name: Laura Bastien
Age: 58
Hometown: Waterford

What’s your ‘real’ job: Medical Billing/Coding

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What do you do as a DPNC volunteer? I volunteer in animal care. I also have done some animal transport when needed and like to volunteer for special events like the Spooky Trail etc.

How long have you been doing it? I have been volunteering since 2007

Why do you do it? I enjoy the animals, especially the raptors.

What’s the genesis of your wonderful support for the Nature Center? I was introduced to the nature center by former animal care volunteers.

What’s your favorite part of what you do at DPNC? I enjoy the animals; providing care for them and learning more about them and their species.