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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 19, 2022

On July 9, an officer with the Henrico Animal Protection department found a young raptor on the side of the road with no trees or sign of a nest nearby.

August 19, 2022

During the week of August 8, Center staff determined that Peregrine Falcon #22-1633 was ready to begin an exercise and flight conditioning routine. Initially, Center staff planned to exercise the b

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Double Bald Eagle Release

On August 12, two juvenile Bald Eagles were released at Lake Anna State Park -- check out photos, videos, and news media highlights 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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