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March 23, 2009
The Wildlife Center staff will be preparing meals for 73 animals this year on Thanksgiving.  25 of these animals are our educational ambassadors that live here full-time and the other 49 are patients that are currently receiving care. 
SPECIES Number
Eastern Grey Squirrel 12
Eastern Screech Owl 8
March 9, 2009
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, a leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will release an adult Bald Eagle on Monday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. at the Dick Cross Wildlife Management Area near South Hill, Virginia.          Participating in the release will be Ed Clark, President and co-founder of the Wildlife Center.  Also expected to attend are staff from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries [VDGIF] who helped in the rescue of this eagle, including Sergeant Robbie Everidge.  
February 19, 2009

 

The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation’s leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will release a Bald Eagle on

Westover Plantation, photo courtesy of Starke Jett

February 19, 2009
The Wildlife Center of Virginia, the nation’s leading teaching and research hospital for native wildlife, will release a Turkey Vulture on Friday, February 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Cherry Hill Farm, on Variety Mills Road near Arrington, in Nelson County. Participating in the release will be Randy Huwa, Executive Vice President of the Wildlife Center, and Lee Schaeffer, a wildlife rehabilitator from British Columbia who is completing a two-month externship at the Center.
February 5, 2009
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 Spring 2009. These are rare opportunities to see the inner workings of the nation’s premier wildlife hospital, as well as meet some of the wildlife that serve as the Center’s education ambassadors. The open houses will be held on: Sunday, March 1; Sunday, March 15; Sunday, March 29; Sunday, April 5; and Sunday, April 19.

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