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 email@example.com.
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
The Wildlife Center of Virginia Prepares for Baby Season
Learn the facts and know when to help baby bunnies, songbirds, and opossums this spring
March 23, 2023
Love Is in the Air
Watch out for skunks this Valentine's Day!
February 14, 2023
Rare Seabird Admitted to The Wildlife Center of Virginia
Local business rallies, donates live-fish for Razor-billed Auk
January 20, 2023
Wildlife Center in the News
Preventing bears from looking for food in your backyard, NBC 29
Outfoxing Mange, Alexandria Living
Beware increased risk of skunk encounters during mating season, Augusta Free Press
Love Is In The Air – And For Some It Stinks, The Roanoke Star
Partially blind owl found in Richmond makes Super Bowl prediction, CBS 6
Free-roaming cats considered one of the most serious threats to Virginia wildlife, Augusta Free Press
Rare Subarctic Seabird Admitted to The Wildlife Center of Virginia, The Roanoke Star
Rare seabird admitted to Wildlife Center of Virginia, Augusta Free Press
Wildlife Center of Virginia holding birthday party for black bears, NBC 29
Stafford Co. hunters urged to use non-lead ammo after rise in calls about injured eagles, ABC 7
Ed Clark with The Wildlife Center of Virginia, WSVA News Talk Radio
Wildlife Center of Virginia shares tips on helping wildlife get through the winter, NBC 29
Wildlife Center of Virginia shares tips on helping wildlife get through the winter, WHSV 3
Wildlife Center Celebrates Thanksgiving, NBC 29
The Wildlife Center of Virginia serves Thanksgiving meals to nearly 100 wild animals, Augusta Free Press
The Wildlife Center of Virginia serves Thanksgiving meals for dozens of wild animals, The Royal Examiner