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

March 23, 2017

For decades, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, along with many private conservation organizations, including the Wildlife Center of Virginia, worked very hard to enable Virginia

April 28, 2017

The five Black Bear cubs are doing well at the Wildlife Center; all are eating and gaining weight!

April 28, 2017

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Critter Corner

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

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Critter Cams

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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 Monday, June 5, as we discuss "The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness" by Sy Montgomery. 


From rescue to release, “PAWS" takes an in-depth look at rehabilitating Black Bears at the Wildlife Center of Virginia from 2016-2017, a record-breaking period of time for bear admissions at the Center. Pre-order your book now through May 4!

Thank You, Wildlife Center Volunteers!

It's National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we're thankful for our amazing volunteers!

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!

Eagle Tracking

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

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