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Kent Knowles (July 10th, 1936 – February 6th, 2021)

Kent Knowles (July 10th, 1936 – February 6th, 2021)

On February 6th, we lost Kent Knowles, our area raptor rehabilitator and founder of the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia (RCV). Kent, a native New Yorker, was a Navy veteran and attended Harvard Law School. In the mid 1960s, Kent and his family moved to the DC area...

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Nothing squirrelly about this scout project

Nothing squirrelly about this scout project

On a recent hot and humid day in June, this group of dedicated and wildlife-loving Boy (and Girl) Scouts constructed a release cage for squirrels on the property of rehabber Karen Pratzner in Manassas, VA. Coordinated and partially funded by WRL member Olivia LoBalbo...

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CFC Combine Federal Campaign extended through June 30

CFC Combine Federal Campaign extended through June 30

OPM re-opened the CFC online pledge portal and the CFC mobile giving app for a CFC Special Solicitation period through June 30. This allows federal employees and retirees to make supplemental one-time or recurring donations via credit/debit card or bank draft. Anyone who did not pledge during the 2019 CFC will also be eligible to start a payroll deduction pledge.

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Wildlife Rescue League remains open

Wildlife Rescue League remains open

Wildlife Rescue League remains open and available to help wildlife in need during these challenging times. As we are primarily a virtual organization, we are still able to assist animals in need of rehabilitation.

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In Kind Donations – March 2020

In Kind Donations – March 2020

Thank you to Diane and Don Cox of Vienna for the generous donation of bird feeders! If you would like to donate items to Wildlife Rescue League, please review our wish list.

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Another donation!

Another donation!

The riches keep coming! The Wildlife Rescue League thanks Carole Lumsden, of Diamond Bar, California, for the four nests she sent to us! We have a rehabilitator education session coming up and guess where these are going!! Yep, they will be put to good use keeping...

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