Upcoming Events

January 29, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Wildlife Care Academy will be offering an online class on Wednesday, January 29.  Online classes at the Wildlife Care Academy are taught via Blackboard Collaborate, which bring the classroom experience right to the attendee, without having to travel! The goal of the online classes is to provide live instruction programs that allow interaction between teacher and student like a traditional classroom but via the easily accessible format of a virtual classroom.

January 30, 2020 (All day)
Critter Cam

We have a special Critter Cam event on Thursday, January 30 -- Hospital Cam! Tune in at 9:00 a.m. Eastern to see behind-the-scenes at the Wildlife Center. You'll see a wildlife hospital in action! There is no audio with any Critter Cams; be sure to click on the moderated discussion to get a play-by-play of the activities. Treatments begin at 9:00 a.m. and will last throughout most of the morning.

February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Moderated Discussion

Every other month, the Center will select a book related to wildlife, ecology, or natural history to read and discuss online. 

For more information about our online book club and past books, please see our Wildlife Book Club page.

Join the Wildlife Center of Virginia in reading:

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery 


February 8, 2020 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Byrd Theater, Richmond, Virginia

Join us at the RVA Environmental Film Festival on February 8 for a special advanced showing of an episode from Untamed, Season 2!

Produced by Virginia Public Media and the Wildlife Center of Virginia, the first season of Untamed aired in spring/summer 2019 and looked at the wild and often perilous world of wildlife, as seen through the eyes of the patients of the Wildlife Center. These episodes offered an unprecedented look at our lifesaving work.  

February 15, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join the Wildlife Center of Virginia for an hour-long environmentally-focused class on one Saturday of every month at 11:00 a.m.!  With every class covering a new topic, learn about wildlife, the environment, and conservation issues facing our world with easy takeaway practices to implement at home.  Classes may include lectures, visits from education ambassadors, hikes through the neighboring National Forest, or hands-on activities.