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July 27, 2022

During the month of August, the Wildlife Center is highlighting an important aspect of animal care for the ambassadors at our Center—enrichment!

August 11, 2022

On August 9, the veterinary team was able to sedate and anesthetize Black Bear #22-1448 [Double Orange tags], who has been housed in the Center's Bear Pens this summer, so that he could be moved to

August 10, 2022

Bald Eagle #22-0980 and Bald Eagle #22-1462 have been doing well during the past month; both eagles have improved their physical strength and stamina during daily exercise sessions, regularly compl

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Double Bald Eagle Release

Join us for the release of two juvenile Bald Eagles at Lake Anna State Park on August 12 at 1:00 p.m. -- check out the event details here!

August is Enrichment Month!

Join us during the month of August as we celebrate an important part of ambassador care at the Center—enrichment!

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. 

Wildlife Care Academy

Check out our new Wildlife Care Academy courses launched in 2022 -- including topics on songbird rehabilitation, outreach and communications, and medical math. Classes are on-demand so that attendees can learn at their own pace!

Join Us!

There are several in-person summer events on the Wildlife Center's calendar that are all open to the public. We hope you can join us!

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