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September 24, 2020

Great Horned Owlet #20-0154 has officially been cleared for release!

September 24, 2020

Great Horned Owlet #20-0437 has officially been cleared for release!

September 24, 2020

In the week following admission, Bald Eagle #20-3131 showed improvement in her mentation and was moved to a C-pen on September 11.  The rehabilitation staff report that this bird is eating well; sh

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2020 Benefit & Gala

The 2020 Wildlife Center Annual Gala will be held online! Join us for Gala week November 2 through November 6, and for Gala night on November 7. 

Call of the Wild Conference: Online

The Wildlife Center of Virginia invites you to the 25th annual Call of the Wild conference on wildlife rehabilitation on November 20-22, 2020. There's something for everyone at this year's conference -- we hope you can join us online! 

All About Owls!

We're pleased to launch "All about Owls", the first of our All About Wildlife on-demand classroom programs, through the Wildlife Care Academy.  The self-paced classroom course offers an in-depth focus on owls; the course focuses on a variety of owl species that live around the world, with an emphasis on owls living in North America.

Fall Programs

Join us this fall as we continue to offer free, online live virtual tours and programs! We also have a variety of videos, Critter Cams, and other online activities. No matter what your age, there’s plenty of wildlife to explore online!

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. There are a number of on-demand classes available for you to learn at your own pace! 

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