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
By the Numbers: World Snake Day 2023
The Wildlife Center of Virginia reflects on this year's snake patients, their stories, and the lessons therein.
July 14, 2023
Saving a Species, One Patient at a Time
How wildlife rehabilitation works -- and why it matters -- on National American Eagle Day 2023
June 20, 2023
Celebrating World Turtle Day at the Wildlife Center of Virginia
Learn about how to best help wild turtles on World Turtle Day, this Tuesday, May 23
May 23, 2023
Wildlife Center in the News
To Fly Again, The Northern Virginia Daily
Second Dulles Greenway eaglet returned to habitat, Loudoun Times-Mirror
World Snake Day: Wildlife Center of Virginia say species is underappreciated, Augusta Free Press
Tropical Traveler Turns Heads in Ivy, The Daily Progress