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Wildlife Rescue League
Preserving Virginia’s Natural Heritage Through Wildlife Rehabilitation
Wildlife Rescue League is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to providing care for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife with the intent of releasing them back into their native habitat.
Our licensed rehabilitators, located throughout Northern Virginia and surrounding areas, work with a network of volunteers, wildlife centers, animal shelters, humane societies, nature centers and veterinary hospitals to provide life-saving work for wildlife in need.
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Helpline Calls Answered Each Year
Thousands of animals in Northern Virginia are injured each year as a result of human action.
Help these animals get a second chance at life. Support WRL wildlife rehabilitators.
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October 20, 2018October 20, 2018-fall Helpline and Transporter Training Learn now during the slow season and be ready for spring! We've had a very, very busy baby season, particularly with squirrels and bunnies. May through August 2018 alone, the Helpline received...
September 08, 2018The Wildlife Rescue League held its fall membership meeting, Saturday, September 8th at the Mt. Vernon Government Center. The program was full and a lot was accomplished. Becky Choi was introduced as WRL’s new Volunteer Coordinator. Elena Bailey was...
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Please note: We do not provide rehabilitation instruction on our website or by email request.
A copy of the current financial statement for the Wildlife Rescue League is available by request from the Virginia Division of Consumer Affairs Office in Richmond, Virginia. The Wildlife Rescue League is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization. Donations to the Wildlife Rescue League are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
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