News

December 9, 2008
On Tuesday, September 18, the Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will be releasing a Barn Owl in Rockingham County north of Harrisonburg. The owl will be released at dusk on Tuesday in an old silo on private property by Suzy Doell, a Wildlife Rehabilitator at the Wildlife Center.
December 9, 2008
Volunteer Wildlife Transporter Gloria Diggs Takes Part in Release
December 9, 2008
Bobcat Survived Attack by Dogs, 30-Mile Trip in Undercarriage of Dump Truck On Wednesday, August 22, the Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will be transferring a Bobcat for release in Craig County. The Bobcat will be released by Joyce Forbes, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator from Covington who played a crucial role in the rescue of this animal.
December 9, 2008
Reservations Required for Free Tours The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation's leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, has scheduled five open houses for Autumn 2007. These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation's premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wildlife that serve as the Center's education staff and ambassadors. The open houses will be held on:
  • Sunday, August 26
  • Sunday, September 9
  • Sunday, September 23
  • Sunday, September 30 and
  • Sunday, October 14
December 9, 2008
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Decision Expected on June 28 On June 28, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is expected to announce its decision to remove the Bald Eagle from the protection of the Endangered Species Act.

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