The Wildlife Center of Virginia is a hospital for native wildlife, teaching the world to care about and to care for wildlife and the environment

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WCV’s free online medical record system allows standardized information to be recorded on each patient and assists rehabilitators with patient management.

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What's New

July 1, 2016

On June 27, a woman driving in Ashland, Virginia saw the car in front of her swerve -- to hit a turtle.

June 29, 2016

On May 28, Virginia Opossum #16-0101's nine baby opossums were moved to the Center's Mammal Complex to prepare for release.

June 28, 2016

The Wildlife Center is sad to announce the death of Briscoe, an education Great Horned Owl, on June 28, 2016.

Critter Corner

Learn about the Wildlife Center’s current patients and success stories.

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Critter Cams

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Join Us!

There are many exciting spring and summer events on the Wildlife Center's calendar that are all open to the public.  We hope you can join us!

Need Wildlife Assistance?

Do you know what to do if you find a young wild animal?  Many times, rescuers think an animal is orphaned, when the young bird or mammal is still receiving care from an unseen parent. Sometimes these animals don't need any "help" from us at all!

Online Wildlife Book Club

Every other month, the Wildlife Center hosts an online book club on the Critter Cam moderated discussion. Join us for our next meeting, on August 1, as we discuss "Prodigal Summer" by Barbara Kingsolver

Bald Eagle Tracking

The Wildlife Center is currently tracking the post-release movements of eight Bald Eagles.  See where the eagles are now!

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