Critter Cam 1

You are watching one of the Center's education raptors -- Athena the Barred Owl, Buddy the Bald Eagle, or Buttercup the Black Vulture. All of these birds are non-releasable and serve as important residents of the animal ambassador team. 

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September 19, 2020

  • SalGal

    Buddy, Buttercup and Bears, Oh My!!! Celebrating 3 of our wonderful cam stars!!! Happy cam viewing!!

Online Learning

The Wildlife Center has a variety of online educational and distance learning opportunities for students of all ages, which all promote positive attitudes toward wildlife and emphasize how personal choices affect the health of the environment.

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Caring for Critters

The Wildlife Center cares for about two dozen permanent animal residents – hawks, owls, eagles, opossums, and snakes – who are important wildlife ambassadors.

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Founded in 1982, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has provided quality health care, often on an emergency basis, to more than 80,000 sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals. As a non-profit organization, the Center relies on the generosity of caring individuals.

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Wildlife Center Weather

Shenandoah Weather Report

Today, September 19, 2020

Partly cloudy
59 °F

Weather forecast from, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the NRK