The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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What's New

September 24, 2021

During the past month, Eastern Screech-Owl #21-1102 has been receiving regular exercising sessions with the rehabilitation staff in an outdoor flight pen.

September 22, 2021

Sadly, Bald Eagle #21-0677 was humanely euthanized on September 17.

September 17, 2021

On September 12, a private citizen found a young Turkey Vulture stuck in a large mud pit near a construction site in Charlottesville.

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Rebuild Campaign 2021

In 2021, the Wildlife Center of Virginia is undertaking a massive amount of reconstruction to rebuild critical housing areas for patients and ambassadors. Thanks for your help!

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides comprehensive instruction on a wide array of topics, including wildlife rehabilitation, wildlife medicine and diagnostics, outreach and communications, education, organization management, and more.

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a wild animal in need?  We have a variety of advice on our website — read more and give us a call for any wildlife emergency. 

Eagle Tracking

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

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