News

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’s long-imperiled black bear population to recover to a sustainable level.   This has been a truly exemplary conservation initiative.  Today, Virginia has a very healthy and stable bear population throughout most of the natural range of the species.

April 28, 2017

The five Black Bear cubs are doing well at the Wildlife Center; all are eating and gaining weight! The cubs are currently housed in two zinger crates in the Center's outdoor metals complex, where they can have supervised playtime while smelling and hearing the outdoors.

April 28, 2017

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

This week, we’re highlighting our amazing volunteers at the Wildlife Center. Today, we’re focused on our online volunteer -- namely, Congowings!

April 27, 2017

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

This week, we’re highlighting our amazing volunteers at the Wildlife Center. Today, we’re focused on the Transporters!

April 26, 2017

It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!

This week, we’re highlighting our amazing volunteers at the Wildlife Center. Today, we’re focused on the Treatment Team volunteers!

Pages