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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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

November 27, 2018

Many supporters heard of the severe ice storm that struck the Center on November 15. The weather started off with icy conditions that morning; by mid-afternoon, the Center lost power.

December 6, 2018

On the morning of November 26, staff at Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News reported seeing a Bald Eagle on the ground, unable to fly.  Local permitted rehabilitators responded, and with the as

December 4, 2018

On December 3, Bald Eagle #18-2865 had a follow-up eye examination to check on the retinal tear that the veterinary team noted on admission.

Critter Corner

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

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Caring for Critters 2018

A Caring for Critters sponsorship is a great way to support the life-saving work of the Wildlife Center ... and they make excellent holiday gifts!

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, December 4 as we discuss Vulture: The Private Life of an Unloved Bird by Katie Fallon. 

Ice Storm 2018

On November 15, a severe ice storm struck Waynesboro, causing a significant amount of damage to Wildlife Center enclosures. 

Eagle Tracking

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

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