The Wildlife Center of Virginia is an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine, located in Waynesboro, Virginia. Since its founding in 1982, the Center has cared for more than 90,000 wild animals – representing 200 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
Center staff are available to respond to a wide variety of questions concerning wildlife, human-wildlife interactions, and environmental issues. The Center also has a collection of digital images of past and current patients. To schedule an interview, contact Alex Wehrung, Public Affairs Manager for Education and Outreach at 540.932-9614, ext. 1102, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unless otherwise noted, photos on the Wildlife Center’s website are property of the Wildlife Center of Virginia. These images may be used as part of regular media coverage with attribution to the Wildlife Center of Virginia www.wildlifecenter.org.
Recent Press Releases
Celebrate World Snake Day with the Wildlife Center of Virginia
Learn how to help wild snakes, including when to call for help, and when to leave them alone on World Snake Day, this Saturday, July 16
July 14, 2022
Richmond-Famous Falcon "Yellow" Admitted to Wildlife Center of Virginia
Re-establishing historic Shenandoah Peregrine Falcon populations one patient at a time
June 28, 2022
Wildlife Center of Virginia Treats Record-Setting 90,000 Wild Animals
90,000 wild animals, four decades, one mission -- teaching the world
June 17, 2022
Wildlife Center in the News
Meet the education ambassadors that call the Wildlife Center of Virginia home, Augusta Free Press
WATCH: Cliff Swallows return to the Chatham Bridge, Fredericksburg Today
Eagles in need of protection again, Radio IQ
Richmond’s falcon named ‘Yellow’ released in Shenandoah National Park, Augusta Free Press