His English was very broken, but his compassion and motivation to elicit help from me was not.
Wildlife Center of Virginia Blog
Being an animal care volunteer at the Wildlife Center is such a privilege and every day brings different challenges.
When I was hired as the newest member of the front desk team in mid-March of this year, I was excited to get to work. Soon, my excitement turned to panic.
Bottle-feeding black bear cubs is definitely one of the highlights of my wildlife rehabilitation career thus far. But no matter how many cubs I feed, they could never compare to the three tiniest bear cubs I have ever seen!
I have been a volunteer transporter with The Wildlife Center for a few years now, mainly doing bird and squirrel transports a few times a year. This year, however, was my favorite by far.
Well, it happened again. It seems like yesterday we were celebrating the birth of 2015 but in a blink of an eye, 2016 is knocking on the door.
While 2015 was one of the busiest years I can recall since starting at the Wildlife Center, it has been full of mostly happy memories. It has been chock-full of projects in the Development Department and we are pleased to have so many accomplishments under our belt!
I don’t think I’ve ever held a snake before this year, even though I love looking at the various snakes that inhabit my garden and the many snakes you can find in nature if you are quiet.
This year I became initiated to the Wildlife Center's front desk springtime phone calls.
Looking back on 2015, I realized that I had made several great friends here at the Wildlife Center, but one, in particular, was special. His name is Papa G’Ho.