It seems that no matter what life throws at this group, whether that be a traffic jam, an ice storm, a prolonged power outage, or a foot of snow overnight, they all are able to handle it with dignity and positivity.
Wildlife Center of Virginia Blog
By far the most memorable moment of 2018 was the day of the ice storm on November 15th.
One memory that stands out of all others would have to be the call I received during my first week after training.
It is the small, but special, moments that stand out for me. I get back much more than I give.
Enter the mythical TRANSPORTER APP.
Becoming a part of this community, getting to know the people who make possible all the amazing things that happen here, and having an impact on conservation, I’m in my natural environment!
If there’s one thing I’ve discovered about WCV and its staff throughout this whirlwind of learning, it is that everyone is passionate about what they do and are always ready to lend a helping hand.
My favorite memory from 2018 was definitely the day I transported a tiny, but very active and seemingly healthy, Wood Duck duckling to the Wildlife Center.
I won’t lie, being a bear mom is a lot of fun and sometimes the cute is too much to handle.
Before starting an externship at the Wildlife Center of Virginia, my background was in zookeeping. I didn't know what to expect out of rehabilitation work. As it turns out, zookeeping and rehabbing are more different than I used to think possible. But they're also similar in ways I hadn't even thought to consider.