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What's New

May 21, 2018

This week, the Wildlife Center is celebrating World Turtle Day – which takes place on Wednesday, May 23. 

May 23, 2018

During daily flight conditioning on May 13, rehabilitation staff noted an open sore-like wound on one of Bald Eagle 18-0132’s right toes; the wound was swollen and bleeding.

May 23, 2018

Black Bear yearling #18-0624 has improved during the past week; the wildlife rehabilitation team reports that the bear is much brighter in the Bear Pen enclosure and is eating well.

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Happy World Turtle Day!

This week, the Wildlife Center is celebrating World Turtle Day – which takes place on May 23. Need help in figuring out how you should celebrate World Turtle Day?

Online Wildlife Book Club

Every other month, the Wildlife Center hosts an online book club on the Critter Cam moderated discussion. Join us for our next meeting, on Tuesday, June 12 as we discuss Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. 

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the upcoming schedule!

Buddy Statues!

This custom-made tribute is being created in Buddy the Bald Eagle's likeness – complete with his crooked beak! Each is individually hand-painted; only a limited quantity will be produced.

Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of five eagles. See where the eagles are now!

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