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December 9, 2008
August 2008 Reservations Required for Free Tours The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation's leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, has scheduled five open houses for Fall 2008. These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation's premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wild animals that serve as the Center's education ambassadors. The open houses will be held on:
  • Sunday, August 24;
  • Sunday, September 7;
  • Sunday, September 21;
  • Sunday, September 28; and
December 9, 2008
July 15, 2008 The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation's leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will release a Bald Eagle on Wednesday, July 16 at 1:30 p.m. at Westover Plantation, on the James River in Charles City County. Participating in the release will be Ed Clark, President and Co-Founder of the Wildlife Center.
December 9, 2008

July 7, 2008

Acclaimed Veterinary Surgeon R. Avery Bennett to Join Center Team for Surgery

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a renowned teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro, has scheduled surgery for Patient #08-887 - a baby Bald Eagle hatched at the Norfolk Botanical Garden that has created a worldwide following through its on-line appearances on "Eagle Cam". The surgery will take place on Saturday, July 12 at the Wildlife Center.

December 9, 2008
June 19, 2008 Eagles Brought to Center from King George, Rockingham Counties Two Bald Eagles have been admitted this week to the Wildlife Center of Virginia, an internationally acclaimed teaching and research hospital for wildlife and conservation medicine located in Waynesboro. This brings to 16 the total number of Bald Eagles admitted to the Center during 2008. [During 2007, the Center admitted a total of 36 Bald Eagles - a single-year record in the Center's 25-year history]. The two eagles admitted this week are:

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