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 95,000 wild animals – representing over 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
Three Tiny Hearts in Critical Care
Orphaned Black Bear cubs arrive at the Wildlife Center of Virginia on Valentine's Day
February 16, 2024
Love is in the Air!
Watch out for skunks this Valentine's Day
February 13, 2024
Henrico County Residents Rally Around Red Fox
Mange-infested fox overcomes the odds and returns to the wild
February 7, 2024
Wildlife Center in the News
Wildlife Center of Virginia: Skunks are on the move; it’s mating season, Augusta Free Press
Owl saved from chimney, flies into glue trap: Virginia Rescue, The News & Observer