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As one of the world’s leading teaching hospitals for wildlife medicine, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has a core mission to teach the world to care about and care for wildlife and the environment. This news page collects stories of the Center’s expertise in action.


December 9, 2008

July 7, 2008

Acclaimed Veterinary Surgeon R. Avery Bennett to Join Center Team for Surgery

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a renowned teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has scheduled surgery for Patient #08-887 - a baby Bald Eagle hatched at the Norfolk Botanical Garden that has created a worldwide following through its on-line appearances on "Eagle Cam". The surgery will take place on Saturday, July 12 at the Wildlife Center.

December 9, 2008

Richmond, VA - The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) received confirmation today from the Southeastern Cooperative for Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) in Athens, Georgia, that the cause of the growth on the Norfolk Botanical Garden eaglet is avian pox.

December 9, 2008

An eaglet born at the Norfolk Botanical Garden that has created a worldwide following through its on-line appearances on "Eagle Cam" has been admitted to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro.

December 9, 2008

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has admitted the 50,000th patient of its history - a Common Loon that was found near the Green Valley Book Fair in Mount Crawford.

December 9, 2008

Other 2007 Award Recipients Include Former Vice President Al Gore, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

December 9, 2008
I expect that a majority of us attending tonight have had the privilege of working with Ed Clark, President of the Wildlife Center of Virginia, on some project, campaign or committee over his decades of work in the state. We know and honor his work here, but that is only a small part of Ed's contributions, and our award tonight, is one of many that have recognized his efforts. In reviewing his biography, I noticed that Ed hasn't received a major Virginia conservation honor since the Virginia Wildlife Foundation recognized him as Conservation Educator of the Year in 1987.

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