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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March 21, 2019

Celebrate Spring with the Wildlife Center of Virginia's special Caring for Bunnies and Caring for Opossums program!

March 25, 2019

Black Bear yearling #19-0166 has been doing well during the past week; she’s very wary of humans and often chuffs and smacks her lips when the rehabilitators check on her daily.

March 21, 2019

On March 15, the Center admitted a female Black Bear yearling from Albemarle County.

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

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Spring Caring for Opossums or Bunnies!

What better way to say "Happy Spring" or "Happy Mother's Day" than with a special Caring for Opossums or Caring for Bunnies sponsorship of these Wildlife Center patients?

Wildlife Care Academy

The Wildlife Care Academy provides excellent academic programs in the fields of wildlife rehabilitation, medicine, and conservation. Check out the spring 2019 schedule!

Post-Ice Storm Reconstruction

In November 2018, a severe ice storm struck Waynesboro, causing a significant amount of damage to Wildlife Center enclosures. Check out the progress we're making on reconstruction!

Always Wanted To Go On Safari? Your "Someday” Is Now!

We're partnering with Infinite Safari Adventures to provide this customized safari; it's a trip designed for you to fall in love with Africa – its beauty, its people, and its wildlife. Deadline for sign-up is April 15!


The Wildlife Center of Virginia is excited to announce an upcoming 13-episode television series, Untamed, which will premiere on May 2, 2019. 

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